How Much Water Should You Consume On The Playa? Here’s a Reccomendation!
Bottom line is you should consume 1.5 gallons of water per day.
With a suggestion to consume a minimum of a gallon a day on the playa we encourage you to prepare for heat and a higher calorie exertion than normal. Because of all the exciting projects and art at Burning Man be ready to explore the Black Rock City spanning over 7 square miles. There’s a lot to see, which means a heavy volume of walking and riding bikes. YOU WANT ENOUGH WATER!
Let’s break this down for you, here are a few suggestions depending on the size of your party.
Clean 15 gallon barrel: This is perfect for one person. This much water will last someone 10 days on the playa if they did consume 1.5 gallons per day.
Clean 30 gallon barrel: This is perfect for a party of two. This much water will last two people 10 days on the playa if they did consume 1.5 gallons per day.
Clean 55 gallon barrel: This water container can supply a party of up to four during 9 days of the event.
Clean 175 gallon tote: This option is perfect for a larger party. It can supply a party of 10 for the week long event.