19 Crucial Items for Your Bug Out Bag
2. Water / Filtration Device
Like food, this almost goes without saying, but you will need access or be able to carry 72 hours worth of water per person in your party. If you live in an area with natural water supplies, get a Sawyer Mini Filter. It can filter 100,000 gallons of water.
If you do not have a natural water source, you need to store water along frequented routes if possible. Storing water in your car, especially in plastic containers can be unhealthy for prolonged periods of time, however if it’s life or death a plastic container doesn’t sound terribly bad.