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Freeze-Dried Water (Can It Be Done?)

Storing water long-term is a crucial part of emergency preparedness. The CDC recommends storing a gallon of water per person for three days. But when you have a large family like ours, that can quickly take up a lot of space! So my solution is to freeze-dry water to reduce the shelf space and make it more practical!

A woman pouring water into a freeze drying machine.

Ok, ok, all joking aside. Freeze-drying water doesn’t work. However, it is recommended to have water on hand in case of an emergency. If you’d like to learn more about how to store water long-term, check out that post.

Then, get ready to have a good laugh as I walk you through, step-by-step, how to freeze dry water in this video!

More Freeze-Drying Content

If you do have a freeze-dryer and want to check out some of our other freeze-drying content, take a look at the posts below:

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