Water Sources For Survival
March 26, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin
Water will be one of your most urgent needs during a survival situation. Believe it or not, you cannot survive much beyond a few days without any water whatsoever, especially in a hot environment where you are losing water rapidly through perspiration. Even in a cold environment, you need a minimum of 2 liters (about 1/2-gallon) of water each day to maintain some efficiency.
More than 3/4 of your body is composed of fluids. Your body loses fluid as a result of heat, cold, stress, and exertion. To function effectively, you must replace the fluid your body loses.
A general rule-of-thumb is for 1 gallon of water per day at a minimum for survival needs.
So, one of your early priorities (along with those of your immediate safety and well-being) during a survival situation is to find and obtain an adequate supply of water to keep you alive.
The following is a list of ideas how to get water for survival: