Water storage facilities are important, as they serve as a redundancy solution which can be employed when a household runs short of water. It is important to make sure that your water storage is done in a clean and free from harmful bacteria way. See some tips below:

Keep the storage container clean always (Wash storage container at least once in a week)

Cover the storage container from pest, rodents and insects.

Never use containers that have previously been used to hold liquid or solid toxic chemicals (bleach, pesticides, etc.)