There a number of dangerous survival myths circulating around the Internet. For example, one of the most common ones is the idea that you should suck out the venom if a snake bites you (doing this will only make things worse). There are several others, and many of them have to do with water.
In this article, Survival Cache identifies 6 myths about water in a survival situation. Unless you’re drinking bottled water or water from the tap (and you know the water supply hasn’t been contaminated), you should purify any water you acquire. If you don’t, you risk getting sick and even more dehydrated than you already were.
The author writes, “As with everything in survival there are a lot of rumors floating around about what works and what doesn’t. When it comes to staying hydrated and water survival, there is no exception. We’ve found a number of the most prevalent urban myths and dangerous rumors that have been passed along and decided to address them here.” Follow the link below to keep reading.