The old fart’s top health story of today is about a drinking straw that can literally save your life, the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter. In a world of ever increasing pollution, fresh clean water is becoming more and more scarce. What appears to be a pure mountain stream may now have toxic minerals from mining or industrial activity upstream, and still majestic mountain lakes have become the perfect place to dump chemicals.
Mountain Streams May Now Contain Toxic Chemicals
So it’s this old farts opinion that a LifeStraw water filter is a must-carry tool for hiking, camping, travel, and emergencies. In fact, no disaster kit is complete without it. The clever drinking straw filters up to 1000 liters of contaminated water without iodine, chlorine, or other chemicals; does not require batteries, and has no moving parts. It removes minimum 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria, 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites, and filters to 0.2 microns; surpassing EPA filter standards.
LifeStraw Is The EpiPen For Fluids
In my opinion the straw makes a great alternative to iodine tablets and bulky purifiers. It’s ultralight and portable, weighing in at a mere 2 ounces and measuring 9 x 1 x 1 inches. It has a high flow rate for drinking from a questionable source, and comes in a sealed bag that’s perfect for storing in a bugout bag or other prepper gear supply kit. Now, to this old fart’s way of thinking, a fella or a gal would have to a sandwich short of a picnic not to make sure there’s some in home, work and automotive first aids kits.
LifeStraw Makes Contaminated Water Safe To Drink
LifeStraw makes contaminated water safe to drink by removing bacteria and parasites, preventing the majority of waterborne disease. Use it to drink directly from streams and lakes, or fill up a container and use your LifeStraw to enjoy clean water on the go. The LifeStraw has unlimited shelf life, and once opened, can provide an individual with more than 5 years of safe drinking water. And, as a bonus, for every LifeStraw Personal Water Filter purchased, the company donates one to ensure that a child in a developing country has clean drinking water for an entire year.
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