Scouts-L Mail Archive for November of 1998: Safe Water
Ronald W. Fox
Mon, 2 Nov 1998 14:41:56 -0600
In reviewing the talk about needing or not needing to purify water in remote
A while back I was sitting in a remote area where one might assume you could
drink the water without purification. I was sharing the area with a friend
of mine, sitting near the bank of a pond.
Soon, we were joined by a duck, who alighted upon the pond.
Three seconds later, the duck proved that he was possibly the best fed duck
I have ever seen. He put a charge into that water that was twice his own
Given that animals do what they have to do wherever they are, I'd advise
purifying ALL water, no matter where you are.
Scoutmaster, Troop 69, Des Plaines Valley Council (W&SW Chicago Suburbs)
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