Depending on what survival web site you visit, using Pool Shock to purify water is either a bad idea or an acceptable alternative in a pinch.
Survival moments, however, are not so black and white.
In a SHTF moment, you have one continuous and critical need above all else: Water to drink.
You can survive without a shelter, or fire, or even food for a while, or at least improvise to get by.
Your shelf-life without water, though, is about four days or less, depending on your circumstances.
The need for water in a SHTF moment counter-balances any other concerns as long as those concerns do not threaten your life more than lack of water does.
On the next page, we will learn how to you can use Pool Shock to purify water!