How Do You Purify Water During An Emergency?
An emergency is declared typically when a geographic region/nation experiences a natural calamity or is in a war. A natural calamity or war typically displaces civilian life completely. Apart from this it also damages property, claims lives and devastates all form of life and order as we know. For instance, during floods, all life is at danger due to the surging water levels, which ravage through the affected region impacting each and everything in its path. In the wake of these situations, basic survival requirements like food, water and shelter are adversely impacted. The final nail in the coffin comes in the aftermath of such eventualities, in the form of epidemics. This is caused largely due to impurities introduced into the water system. Contaminated water contains impurities which are largely due to the mixing of chemicals and other impurities like feces, dead human/animal carcasses, etc. Some of the harmful impurities usually are: protozoa parasites, such as Giardia and Cryptosp