Camp Water: Low-cost Water Filtration

Camp Water: Low-cost Water Filtration



In preparing for a remote trip, I realized I would need to become completely reliable on natural sources of drinking water. This video compares several different choices for low-cost water filtration.
CORRECTION: In flushing out the Miniwell filter, I referred to the mouthpiece end as an “Inlet”. Technically, it’s the “Outlet”!

I have no connections with any of the products mentioned, the opinions are my own. Please visit the manufactures’ websites for more information on their product claims.

For reference, I have included what the company claims from their packaging:

Brita Premium Water Bottle:
65% average Chlorine Taste and Odor reduction, 99.9% Particulate reduction. (No bacteria reduction claimed).

Dobrass Water Free System:
Removes 99.999% harmful bacteria like colibacilus, legionella, salmonella. Removes heavy metal, chlorine and improve (sic) water taste

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter and Universal Water Bottle Filter Adapter:
Removes 99.999999% of bacteria (e.g., Escherichia coli, Vibrio cholerae, and Salmonella typhi) and 99.999 % protozoan cysts (e.g. Cryptosporidium parvum, Giardia lamblia) that produce waterborne diseases.

Miniwell Portable Personal Water Filter L630:
Effective against 99.9% Escherichia Coli, Staphylococcus Aureus, Salmonella typhi, Cholera bacteria, Legionella and other pathogenic bacteria

Products mentioned in this video (Amazon Affiliate Links*):
Nalgene Water Bottle:
Nalgene Insulated Water Bottle Sleeve:
Brita Filtered Water Bottle:
LifeStraw personal water filter:
LifeStraw Universal Water Bottle Filter Adapter:
DaBrass Filtered Water Filter Bottle:
Miniwell Personal Water Filter:

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