Water purification is an essential part of emergency preparedness. There are several methods of purifying water that can be used in an emergency situation. Boiling, distillation, and filtration are all effective ways to make contaminated water safe to drink. Additionally, chemical treatments such as chlorine dioxide, iodine, and ultraviolet light can be used to purify water. It is important to understand each method and the advantages and disadvantages of each so that you know which one to use in an emergency. Follow the videos below to learn more about the various purification methods and how to use them.