Water Treatment with Chlorine for Drinking Water

Water treatment with Chlorine

Water treatment can be a challenge in an emergency and here is the why and how chlorine can be effective in the process of creating drinking water   Chlorine is your friend—especially in an emergency scenario where normal utilities like power, water and sanitation are compromised either for a short period (few days to weeks) or […]

Filtering Pool Water

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Many people have inquired if they can filter their pool water with a PortaWell® system to make it safe for drinking in an emergency. Here are the things to consider: The first thing to know is that if you have a saltwater pool, the PortaWell® system and filters do not remove salt (sodium chloride) from […]

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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How long can you survive without water? Proper hydration is essential to your survival. Your body needs to consume a significant amount of water each day to function properly. This is because you constantly excrete water through sweat and urination, so your body needs to replenish the lost fluids. You cannot live long without consuming […]

Selection of Surface Source Water

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One PortaWell® customer asked the question I live near the Jordan River in Salt Lake City, Utah. Could I use it as a water source and process it through a PortaWell™ portable water filtration system in an emergency situation? Ans:  The Jordan River in Utah has as its source Utah Lake, and thereafter journeys approximately […]

PortaWell® System Operating instructions

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Congratulations on your purchase of the PortaWell® portable water filtration system. This patented system is made in the USA and is designed to provide an affordable and efficient method for filtering potentially harmful contaminants (both biological and chemical) from a non-potable water source in an emergency or off-grid camping situation to make it suitable for […]