The Waterbrick, Great Addition for Preppers?

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Hopefully, you recognize that water is one of those life essentials and as such keep some as part of your bulk storage plan. If not then I highly encourage you to start, and if so you may be interested in the Waterbrick Stackable Water Container. Check out our review below and see if it's right f..

Hopefully, you recognize that water is one of those life essentials and as such keep some as part of your bulk storage plan. If not then I highly encourage you to start, and if so you may be interested in the Waterbrick Stackable Water Container. Check out our review below and see if it’s right for your household.

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Waterbrick Stackable Emergency Water and Food Storage Container

What is it?

Well, the name somewhat gives it away. It’s a container designed specifically to store water and dry goods and it does it well. Its versatile and stackable design lends to easy movement and storage with a detachable handle. They have a design similar to Legos.

The container holds a fair amount of liquid at a 3.5 gallon capacity and 1.6 gallon if you opt for the smaller version. If you choose to use it for dry food it’s advertised to hold 27 lbs worth, but I’ll mention they actually sell a Foodbrick so I’d probably go with that if that’s your intended use. Made of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) with an easy grip comfort handle its tough and durable design ensures it holds up well with time and handling. The Waterbrick features a large notched easy grip lid that is easily removed and replaced as well as provides a tight seal. The wide diameter lid opening offers enough space that the average adult hand can reach into the container. Which is a handy feature for cleaning or if your chosen stored contents are something other than water.

Want a block of ice for your refrigerator during a power outage? No Problem, You can freeze the Waterbrick.

Comparable Cost

2 Money Symbols is average in the market for the item.

Comparable Competitors

WaterBrick Specifications

Overall Length:8in
Blade Length:3.375in
Cutting Edge: 3.25 in
Blade Thickness: 0.19 in.
Blade Material:Bohler N690Co Cobalt enhanced stainless steel
Blade Hardness:59-60 HRC
Blade Style:Spear Point
Blade Grind:Hollow Ground
Blade Finish:Bead Blast
Edge Type:ComboEdge
Handle Length: 5.00 in.
Handle Thickness: 0.68 in
Handle Material:Akulon 6G6
Handle Color:Black or Safety Green
Frame/Liner:Dual Titanium liners
Weight: 5.50 oz.
Carry Method: 2-Position Pocket Clip 
Knife Type:Manual Opening Folder
Opening Mechanism: Thumb Stud
Locking Mechanism: Liner Lock

As you can see they are quite durable!

Replacement Parts and Accessories

The Waterbrick has a number of replacement parts and accessories available for purchase as well.

  • Replacement Handle (which is easily detached, a consideration for stationary storage)
  • Replacement notched easy grip lid
  • Waterbrick gasket
  • Spigot (which makes for easy dispensing) : Note even with the spigot you must tip the brick to empty the entire contents.

Water Container value for your money

It’s an excellent product and worth the cost. That said it is priced at a premium water storage container price. There are cheaper alternatives out there that will accomplish the task such as the Igloo 6 Gallon Heavy Duty Portable Camping Hiking Water Storage Container in which case you get more storage for less cost, but give up the ability to stack. There are also some other stackable options as well that tend to float in the same pricing arena. Of course another great option is a large water storage container such as the Augason Farms 55 Gallon Water Filtration and Storage Kit which will offer you maximum efficient storage capacity at a much lower cost per gallon. Of course you can get a better value if you buy them in one of their various bulk packs.

Cleaning the Waterbrick

Cleaning the bottle is relatively straight forward and easy. You can use a cleaning solution and shake it around to ensure full coverage for your average maintenance. I also like to hand scrub them occasionally though I admit I don’t have a solid schedule that I keep with it.

Is the Waterbrick Container Right for me?

Well, it is for me as I have quite a few. Ultimately it comes down to whether you want to budget it into your emergency water storage plan or not. I like to spread my storage (with drinking water and other prepping items) across various platforms. A form of spreading my eggs across multiple baskets if you will. In the end, if your budget allows for it I don’t think you will be disappointed with the Waterbrick water containers at all.

Do you have Waterbricks? Share your thoughts on them below in the comments. Have a different recommendation tell us about it.

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