The Augason Farms 55-Gallon Water Storage Barrel is the premier solution for a water storage drum. This durable BPA-free 55-gallon water barrel is designed specifically for water storage . It features a closed storage system with two plug fittings for convenient filling and drainage. When used properly with adequate water treatment, it leaves no unpleasant aftertaste and meets stringent EPA guidelines. Rest assured knowing you’re well-prepared with potable water. Family owned and operated since 1972, Augason Farms believes that peace of mind is a tradition worth preserving. Crafted with perfection and manufactured to the highest standards. Whether enjoying this drum for everyday use, an emergency water supply, or whatever your heart desires, you can be confident that Augason Farm’s water storage barrels are guaranteed to keep your water safe. Make the wise decision and let Augason Farms’ water essentials give you peace of mind. Best when stored in a cool, dry and dark place at temperatures between 55°F and 70°F. Water shelf life will vary based on individual storage conditions and purification methods.