How and where to get water:
Any stream or river with running water will be a good source, but keep in mind that just because it looks clean does not mean that it is. You will need to boil the water to kill any bacteria before drinking it. If you have a tin/aluminum can, this will be an effective container to boil water over a fire.
If you come across a lake, this is a great resource for water. You should boil this water also in order to avoid becoming sick from bacteria.
If it rains, be sure to set out any containers you have to catch falling water. Any large leaves can provide an effective surface for catching rain and funneling it into a container.
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