Sustainable Water Solution for a Water Storage Tank

Sustainable Water Solution

sus·tain·a·bil·i·ty – Noun – the ability to maintain or support a process over time. Sustainability, as it applies to emergency preparedness, is particularly important if the scenario is of long duration, where basic utilities such as power and clean tap water are not available for the foreseeable future. Sustainability means the ability to have a […]

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 For purposes of water purification, chlorine is your friend – especially in an emergency scenario where normal utilities like power, water and sanitation are compromised either for a short […]

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 […]

PortaWell® Newsletters

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PortaWell® Newsletters Download and read our past newsletters with tips and tricks for using your PortaWell®: Water Filter Placement and Selection – Newsletter Volume 1 (August 2021) Selection of Surface Water – Newsletter Volume 2 (September 2021) Can I filter my pool water? – Newsletter Volume 3 (November 2021) Water accessories do I need? – […]

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 […]