This is where your Big Berkey can really provide the difference.
Could you survive this is help was not forthcoming? Would you have clean water to drink?
Up to 17 million people and hundreds of homes in Illinois and Missouri are under threat from a rare winter flood that has forced widespread evacuations, left 19 levees on the rising Mississippi River vulnerable and led to the partial closure of interstate highways
As the swollen rivers and streams pushed to virtually unheard-of heights Tuesday, inmates were transferred out of an Illinois state prison threatened by flooding and Missouri’s governor activated the National Guard to help divert traffic from submerged roads.
Record flooding was projected in some Mississippi River towns after several days of torrential rain that also caused sewage to flow unfiltered into waterways.