Next time you drink a glass of water, wash your hands or boil some vegetables, take a minute to think about where the water has come from. In cities water will go through an extensive industrial treatment process between being extracted and arriving at your tap. However, here in the wilderness we extract and treat our own water. Here’s how:
We are blessed to have a reliable source of drinking water; not everyone is so fortunate. Finding, treating and drinking water from mountain rivers has made me appreciate having water – this basic human necessity – much more.