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What about using the water for cooking? Filtered, boiled and then cooked into food? Thoughts?
Quote from: MyLifeOutdoors on August 30, 2010, 05:30:55 PMWhat about using the water for cooking? Filtered, boiled and then cooked into food? Thoughts?Filtering and boiling does not remove dissolved toxins, dissolved solids, or heavy metals. It would be fine for an additional precautions against pathogens.
Homero, before I drop out of this "drink the water, or not" business I want to add one comment, you are a "downstream" person, the ""upstream" water from Elephant Butte Reservoir and Las Cruces in NM only reaches El Paso; below El Paso the Rio Bravo never reaches the Rio Concho , not in many years. Whatever water does flow into the Rio Concho is "new water" from occasional rainstorms, recharged springs, etc. The "Rio Grande" unfortunately has long disappeared into the sands between El Paso Del Norte and Ojinaga. I love your Rio Concho and have camped near it's headwaters in Tarahumara country. I have also camped near it's source on the Continental Divide in Colorado.Amigo,Quicksilver
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