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Taking a little time now to store an emergency water supply can prepare for all types of disasters. If your water supply is disrupted, you will be able to provide for your entire family and possibly others.

Effective methods of preparing water for storage include disinfection with chlorine and storing at room temperature, disinfection with chlorine and freezing, or canning.