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How much water should I store?
Store at least two gallons of water per person per day, and prepare for a minimum of 3 to 7 days. For a family of four, this is at least 24 to 56 gallons. If you have any pets, be sure to store water for them too.

Water for Emergencies

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1. How much water should I store?
2. Is bottled water from the grocery store suitable for storing?
3. More Water For Emergencies FAQs
4. Is it safe to store tap water for use during emergencies?
5. What type of container should I use to store the water?
6. How do I treat the tap water I am planning to store?
7. How often should I change my stored water?
8. I've used up my emergency water supply. Now what?
9. ACWD has issued a "boil water notice." What does this mean?
10. Can I purify my water with household bleach?
11. Are there any other important drinking water guidelines I should follow after a major earthquake?