20 12 21 13 20 45 original 600x600  55 gallon water barrel
20 12 21 13 20 45 original 600x600  55 gallon water barrel

55-Gallon Water Barrel

We require roughly 1 gallon of potable water per day. In an emergency water may not be readily available. A 55 gallon water barrel can make a big difference. These water containers are BPA free and can store clean water for a long period of time. 

We recommend at least one of these per household when possible. Be sure to change out the water regularly.

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Trail Purpose

Having clean water to stay hydrated during and emergency is critical. We recommend storing  potable water on hand in an evacuation or mobile situation can be lifesaving. A 55 gallon water drum is a great way to keep drinkable water on hand. We require roughly 1 gallon per day per person for healthy hydration. A 55 gallon water container can buy you a few days of time in an emergency situation.

What We Like

  • BPA Free Storage - The water tank is chemical free
  • Pump-Ready - The water drum has a threaded mouth for a dedicated pump. 

Tips and Recommendations

  • Store it Full - Be ready for evacuation with full containers. Be sure to cycle the water so it is fresh. You can find the right amount of bleach to add for extended storage.
  • Add Bleach - There are online articles that recommend the correct amount of bleach for long term water storage.
  • Cycle the Water - Every few months cycle the water. I taste our stored water every few months. It definitely needs cycled to remain 'fresh'.
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