Preparing for Climate Change: The Benefits of Storing Canned Water for Emergency Water Needs

Preparing for Climate Change: The Benefits of Storing Canned Water for Emergency Water Needs

As we all know, climate change is having a real and significant impact on communities across the globe. From more frequent and severe natural disasters, to disruptions in essential resources like clean drinking water, the effects of climate change are being felt by us all.

No matter where you live, chances are you've already experienced some of these impacts firsthand. Maybe you've been through a hurricane or wildfire that disrupted your access to clean water. Or perhaps you know someone who has. Either way, it's important to be prepared for emergencies like these, and one way to do that is by storing a supply of canned water.

It's important to know how much water you'll need in an emergency situation. As a general rule of thumb, it's recommended to store at least one gallon of water per person, per day. This will ensure that you have enough to drink, as well as enough for hygiene purposes.

Canned water has several benefits that make it an ideal choice for emergency preparedness. For one, it has a longer shelf life than other types of water storage. It's also able to withstand extreme temperatures and other environmental conditions.

Just think back to the devastating hurricanes and wildfires we've seen in recent years. In 2017, Hurricane Harvey caused widespread flooding and destruction in Texas, leading to power outages and disruptions in the water supply. If you had a supply of canned water on hand in this situation, it would have been safe to drink and easy to access, even if the power was out or other sources of water were contaminated.

The same goes for the wildfires that hit California in 2018. These disasters led to widespread evacuations and disrupted access to clean drinking water. Having a supply of canned water could have been crucial for maintaining good health and ensuring that families had access to clean water while on the move or staying in temporary shelters.

The reality is that climate change is increasing the risk of natural disasters and other emergencies that can disrupt access to clean drinking water. By storing canned water as part of your emergency preparedness plan, you can ensure that you and your family have access to clean water in any situation. 

Yes We Can - Emergency Water offers high-quality, long-lasting canned water - warranted for 100 years - that you can count on in an emergency. Don't wait until disaster strikes to start thinking about your emergency water supply - start preparing today.

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