Preparing and Storing an Emergency Safe Drinking Water Supply
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Shukla, Shuchi, and Thomas Obreza. 2004. “Preparing and Storing an Emergency Safe Drinking Water Supply: SL220/SS439, 10/2004”. EDIS 2004 (18). Gainesville, FL.


The purpose of this fact sheet is to emphasize the importance of having a personal safe drinking water supply during an emergency, and to describe the steps that Florida's citizens should take to prepare and store drinking water. This document is SL220, a fact sheet of the Soil and Water Science Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. Original publication date: October 2004. 

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