According to Scientists, 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered in water, 3% of that water is considered freshwater and an even smaller degree of that freshwater is considered drinkable.

With all the reports of late highlighting summertime heat waves across our country, and the focus of those reports being on the need for proper hydration, the ability to find fresh, drinkable water, either in an emergency situation, in the backcountry or as you travel on the open road is of utmost importance.

Failure to properly hydrate is one of the 7 Sins of Summer Safety.

In this video we are going to look at ways to make water, drinking water.


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  2. Brian Brawdy

    Thanks Patrick.
    Nothing would make me happier that to return to those days!
    As for the “ad,” I did the video for free.
    Thanks for asking.

  3. Patrick W. Tribbey

    Anyone remember the days when we could go up in the Rockies and drink that cold, melted snow water? Fresh, clear, pure, no contaminents, etc. That was back in the 1950’s! I know, ’cause I’ve done it! Gone up into the moutains with my Mom and Dad and Aunt from Boulder, CO. 🙂

    Wonder how much he got paid for this ad???