How much water do you need?


Water is a source of energy and life. Up to 60% of the human adult body is water and it is vital your brain needs a consistent level of water to maintain cognitive levels.


Providing sufficient water while you overland is one of the most important considerations when planning your journey. The general rule for overland travel is 5L of water per person per day. If you have to supply your own water for drinking, cooking, washing and showering you should provision at least 10 litres of water per person per day.

It is also good practice to carry at least 20 litres of drinking water with you at all times, as a safety measure in case your vehicle breaks down.


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