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Purchased for emergency bases. Don't need it , but have it for when I do need it....
Augason Farms 55-gallon Plastic Emergency Water Storage Barrel Kit
Add to your emergency supplies with this 55-gallon water barrel storage kit from Augason Farms. The 24 diameter barrel is constructed of plastic and the kit includes a lid opener and water treatment drops to kill bacteria and viruses.
ITEM#: 14105417Augason Farms Water Storage Kit contains a 55-gallon water barrel that is durable and designed for water storage. It safely pumps water, fuels, paints, and solvents and includes a lid opener and water treatment drops to treat 60 gallons of water. Made of lightweight yet sturdy BPA-free plastic, the Auguson farms water storage barrel allows maximum storage with minimum wasted mass. The high-visibility barrel is 35.5" tall and 24" in diameter, making it easy to move and store. The included water treatment drops enable you to refill your barrel from chemically untainted sources where there is microbiological uncertainty.
- Brand: Augason Farms
- Model: 6-07910
- Materials: Plastic
- Dimensions: 35.5 inches tall x 24 inches in diameter
- Capacity: 55 gallons
- Includes a 30-day manufacturer warranty
- Store in cool, dry environment
- Includes: Barrel, water treatment drops, lid opener
- Barrel is a closed water storage system with two fittings: 1-2 inch BTR, 1-2 inch NPS
- Siphon pump safely pumps water, fuels, paints, and solvents
- Aquamira liquid water treatment drops are ideal for mass water treatment (up to 60 gallons)
- Treatment drops have a four-year shelf life, which is not affected by partial use of a bottle
- With no unpleasant aftertaste, treatment drops meet stringent EPA guidelines and are effective on bacteria, viruses and cysts
- Bucket lid opener allows quick and easy opening of barrels, pails, and buckets without damaging the lid
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Purchased for emergency bases. Don't need it , but have it for when I do need it.Read More
Big O has the best price! I bought 3 and the shipping was only 2 bucks, Save time and money buy from Big O. At this price I will be buying 2 more!Read More
It's a 55 gallon water jug. I filled it and the water holds. I bought this for emergency use as in "Natural Disaster" or "Distrastrous Election 2012". I hope I never have to use it.Read More
Didn't expect to find this item here, but was very happy with the quality of the item once I received it. I later had to call to get a replacement pump hose and was sent one within days. Very happy with this purchase.Read More
My family ordered this product to provide additional water at a week long remote campsite. Having additional water with us was a MUST for survival, so imagine our surprise after driving 2000 miles with a 400lb water barrel.... only to discover the pump supplied DOES NOT FIT WHERE THE THREADED BARREL CAP IS REMOVED! Although we were able to jimmy-rig the pump to work... it required cutting a small diameter hole thru the white plastic cap (permanently ruining it for future water storage use), epoxying the pump shaft thru this hole and wrapping the entire assembly with duct-tape to keep it secure. If only the pump supplied shared the same thread diameter as the barrel caps, this would be a great product. As supplied however, it is virtually useless.Read More
Received quickly, as usual, from O. This is my second purchase of this item. Great pricing. I live in a tornado-prone area and feel better knowing I've got items stored to get my family through for a couple weeks if my town was ever to get hit.Read More
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Hello clarity143, does not contain BPA (bisphenol A). Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!
What type of plastic is this made of?
This is PVC plastic.
This product came with two containers of chemicals marked A and B ... are we supposed to use these before, during, or after storage ... or some combination of the three?
Ideal for longer trips and group water treatment. This popular chlorine dioxide kit treats up to 120 quarts (30 gallons) of water yet slips easily into a shirt pocket. Liquid drops are easy to dispense making even large container water treatment a quick process. Long shelf life (4 years) is unaffected by partial use of bottles. Effective on viruses, bacteria, and cysts, Fast and easy to use, No unpleasant aftertaste, Lightweight and compact, Meets stringent EPA guidelines for microbiological water purifiers Specs: Effective against protozoa: Yes Effective against bacteria: Yes Effective against viruses: Yes Effective against particulate: No Effective against chemicals/toxins: No Capacity: 7 drops Aquamira, 7 drops Activator per liter Dose effective time: 15 - 30 minutes
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