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LifeStraw - Personal Water Filter
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LifeStraw - Personal Water Filter

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Experience the ultimate survival tool with the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter. Perfect for outdoor adventures like hiking and camping, this portable water filter is also an essential part of any emergency preparedness kit. Available in a vibrant blue color, this 1-pack LifeStraw filter ensures clean, safe drinking water wherever you are.

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Manufacturer: ‎LifeStraw

Variants: Green 1 Pack, Blue 5 Pack, Blue 2 Pack, Blue 3 Pack, Blue 1 Pack

Dimensions: 8.66"L x 0.98"W x 0.98"H

Weight: 1.6 Ounces

Brand: LifeStraw

Special Feature: Protects against 99.999999% of bacteria (including E.coli, Salmonella), 99.999% of parasites (including Giardia and Cryptosporidium), 99.999% of microplastics, dirt, sand and cloudiness See more

Product Dimensions: 8.66"L x 0.98"W x 0.98"H

Package Information: Bottle

Power Source: No Electricity Or Battery Power Required

Item Weight: 1.6 Ounces

Model Name: Personal Water Filter

Lower Temperature Rating: 1 Degrees Celsius

Upper Temperature Rating: 60 Degrees Celsius

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4out of 5

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5out of 5
I read a lot of reviews and articles that suggested getting the lifestraw, and I'm glad I followed their advice. My only question at this point is should I get the steel version for our 2nd one, especially as it filters chemicals (i.e., pesticides, metals), has another separate filter, may be even more durable, and helps make the liquids taste better. One of the interesting things I found out about the lifestraw while researching is that it was originally developed to help people in developing nations with local water problems so that they could get clean water while a more permanent solution was found. Awesome - I can't think of a better use for it and would gladly support anyone engaged in such causes. Below are some other great reasons to get it: 1. It's one of the most compact water filters you can find that still does an amazing job 2. It's sturdy/durable 3. It does its job well with a backed up standard of filtering 99+% bacteria, protozoans - it boasts a filtration rate that rivals industrial filtration standards for our own tap water. 4. It does not impose any strange tastes to the water after filtering (although it also does not make crap tasting water more pleasurable to the palate - so be careful what water/liquid you use it on). 5. It filters 1000 liters before replacement is recommended - depending on the person, that's enough water for one person for about 500 days emergency supply. Or about 350 days of camping. It should be noted, though, that if it isn't kept clean and dry, it probably won't last that long. 6. To follow up this last point - if kept clean and dry, it purportedly lasts 5 years (given that you have filtered <1000 L) or indefinitely if you keep it in the bag it comes in without use. This is a very positive aspect of it for use with a first aid kit or an emergency water or food supply. 7. Even with the filter, the flow rate is more than adequate to quench your thirst without feeling like you're struggling to suck it through the straw. I should note, though, that when you first pull on the straw, it will take a couple seconds for the water to come up through unlike your run-of-the mill straw. Cons: Very few in this category but a couple to note nonetheless. 1. This is not meant for water storage - they do make a water bottle version, but no large containers come with or are associated with this. 2. This is not very convenient for drinking from a portable water reservoir or bladder (i.e., camelbak, osprey, etc). So, if you intend to use it camping or hiking, your best bet is to use it on streams and the like. If you have a hard time bending over to get to said water source, this probably isn't the filter for you. 3. Following up on this last point, if you need to filter large quantities (for your family camp site for cooking, etc) this is not what you need. I would recommend getting a gravity filter, iodine tablets, or something similar for that purpose. Overall, very happy with the lifestraw, especially for its price and versatility. It's very useful and brings peace of mind in case of an emergency.
4out of 5
Ready to use It's an all-in-one filtration unit.
As an avid outdoor enthusiast and traveler, the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter has become an indispensable companion on my journeys. This ingenious device has revolutionized the way I access safe and clean drinking water during hiking, camping, travel, and even emergency situations. With its remarkable filtration capabilities and portability, the LifeStraw has truly transformed the way I stay hydrated and prepared in any environment. First and foremost, the LifeStraw's simplicity and ease of use are nothing short of impressive. With a straightforward design, all it takes is a simple sip to draw water through the filter, instantly turning contaminated water sources into a clean and refreshing drink. This feature alone has saved me from worrying about carrying large quantities of water on my adventures, as I can confidently rely on the LifeStraw to provide safe hydration from natural water sources. The LifeStraw's advanced filtration technology is a standout feature. It effectively removes bacteria, parasites, microplastics, and other contaminants, exceeding industry standards for water purification. Knowing that I can trust the LifeStraw to deliver reliable and potable water wherever I go gives me peace of mind and allows me to explore remote and off-the-grid locations with confidence. The compact and lightweight design of the LifeStraw makes it incredibly portable and convenient to carry. It easily fits into my backpack, pocket, or travel bag, ensuring that I have access to clean water whenever and wherever I need it. Its unobtrusive size and weight mean that it's always within reach without adding unnecessary bulk to my gear. The durability and longevity of the LifeStraw are truly remarkable. With its robust construction and no moving parts, the LifeStraw is built to withstand rugged conditions and repeated use. This reliability ensures that it remains a trusted tool for years to come, making it an essential component of any outdoor or emergency preparedness kit. The LifeStraw's versatility extends beyond outdoor adventures. It's an essential tool for emergency situations, natural disasters, or situations where clean drinking water may be compromised. Having the LifeStraw as part of my emergency preparedness supplies gives me confidence that I can provide safe water for myself and others in times of need. One consideration to keep in mind is that while the LifeStraw is highly effective at removing contaminants, it does not improve the taste of the water. Depending on the water source, you may still experience the natural taste of minerals or other elements. The LifeStraw Personal Water Filter is a game-changing innovation that empowers adventurers, travelers, and preparedness enthusiasts with the ability to access clean and safe drinking water anywhere in the world. Its reliable filtration, portability, and durability make it an essential tool for those who value self-sufficiency, health, and peace of mind. Whether you're exploring the great outdoors, embarking on a travel adventure, or planning for emergencies, the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter is a must-have companion that ensures you're never without a reliable source of hydration. Embrace the freedom to drink confidently from nature's water sources with the LifeStraw – a life-saving device that's truly a game-changer.
5out of 5
There’s no guarantee you’ll have access to clean water or be able to boil water in an emergency, especially if you’re away from home. We keep one of these in our vehicle and another two at home. This product will give you peace of mind and can potentially save your life or someone else’s in an emergency. Highly recommended for a survival kit, road trip, camping trip, etc.
December 04, 2023
5out of 5
Nice, compact, light weight, good price, quick delivery.
5out of 5
Good price, good product. You never know when it will come in handy so why not keep one around, especially at this price.
December 11, 2023
5out of 5
I bought these water filters as gifts for my hiking buddies. I keep one in my pack(s) and glovebox(s). They’re nice to have when you need one.
November 22, 2023
5out of 5
Good craftsmanship Good to have, have used them in the past,they work great, got it on sale, great price