The LIFESAVER Jerrycan is perfect in this environment as it allows even the most putrid flood water to be turned into sterile drinking water
(PRWEB) November 03, 2011
“We started receiving calls from people in Bangkok last week as the potential scale of the flooding started to become clear. Even though it was likely people were going to be surrounded by flood water one of the major challenges was going to be for people to access safe drinking water” commented Bud Fultz of LIFESAVER USA. “The LIFESAVER Jerrycan is perfect in this environment as it allows even the most putrid flood water to be turned into sterile drinking water. One Jerrycan will provide over 15,000 liters of filtration capability which is enough for a family of four for over 2 years” continued Fultz.
Months of flooding across central Thailand have sent massive amounts of water southward toward the capital, its last obstacle on the way to the sea. The flood peak in Bangkok has coincided with unusually high tides which have pushed water back up the Chao Phraya River.
The combination has strained the city's flood barriers to their capacity, creating leaks that have sent ankle-high water into downtown streets around Bangkok's iconic Grand Palace and other tourist attractions.
Tens of thousands of residents have fled the area on bamboo rafts, vans, army trucks or on foot, heading for higher ground in the south. Many have flown out of the city. The flooding that began in July - the country's worst in 50 years - has already claimed more than 380 lives. The material losses are yet to be determined.
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