posted on Sep, 27 2008 @ 12:38 PM
Look at Google maps and look for a source of fresh water: rivers, lakes, streams, mountains.
Water can be found from these places and then boiled to kill off any bacteria. Add kool-aid or a tea bag to the water to cover any taste it may
If you live in the desert your best source of water will be rainfall or plants. If you see a cactus, skin it and de-thorn it. Chewing on the cactus
plant will provide you with enough water to stay satiated. Be sure to check to see what local cacti are growing in your areas, because some may have
You can also dig at the base of plants and find water (the bigger the plant, the more water will be stored underneath it). This water will be muddy,
but you can strain it through a cloth to filter out dirt and other particles, and then boil it to kill any bacteria.
I would recommend looking at Google maps before doing anything else, and save the later methods as a last resort. Lucky for me, I have a river in my
backyard so I will never run out of fresh water.
[edit on 27-9-2008 by DJMessiah]