How to boil water with oven, campfire, stove and microwave  in Project Zomboid

How to get tainted water

To collect tainted water, get a container of some sort and head to a river or lake. A cooking pot will work great, as you can then boil the water right away. You could also use a liquid bottle, like a water bottle or an empty alcohol bottle. With the container in your inventory, simply right-click on the water source and select “Collect Water.” The tainted water will be added to your container.

Water Source

How to gather water when the water shuts off

In order to gather water in Project Zomboid, you must find a water source and use a container to fill it up. Water sources can be found in rivers, lakes, or other places like wells.

You can also place the containers on the ground in the open and wait for the rainy days, when the rain will fill the containers.

Of course, the best way is to use a Rain Collector

How do you make clean water in Project Zomboid?

How to boil water in Project Zomboid using a campfire

How to boil water in Project Zomboid using an oven

How to boil water on a stove

To boil some tainted water, follow the following steps:

  1. Find a heat source – either a campfire, oven, or stove
  2. Fill the cooking pot with water from any water source
  3. place it into the heat source.
  4. Light the campfire using a lighter or matches or turn on the oven
  5. Watch as the Pot with Water becomes uncontaminated, and then take it away from the heat source to use in your desired container.

By following these 5 simple steps, you can purify any water, making it clean and safe to drink.

using a campfire
using an oven
using an stove

How to start a fire in Project Zomboid

To start a fire in Project Zomboid, you’ll need to gather some logs and a source of fuel.

You can use scrap wood, magazines, or even books for the fuel source, but for the best option, we recommend logs.

The easiest way to get fuel is to find books or ripped sheets of cloth, which can be found in every residential house on the map.

To get logs, you’ll need to find an axe and chop down trees. Once you have your logs and fuel, head to the crafting menu and create a campfire kit. With your campfire kit, you’ll be able to start a fire that will burn hot and provide you with warmth and light.

Can you boil water in a microwave Project Zomboid?

In Project Zomboid, you can boil water in a microwave. To do this, put the pot of water in the microwave, Turn on the microwave and wait a few minutes.

How to tell when the water is boiled and ready to drink.

Once the water is boiling, the contaminated icon will go away and the water will be safe to drink.

Boil bucket of water

Can only be purified in a microwave.

Sterilize by boiling in a microwave

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