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LifeStraw Camp & Hike Family 1.0 Water Purifier 205LSF101402. It's useful to have at home for purifying contaminated tap water in the event of boil water advisories or emergency situations. In a worst-case scenario you can rely on the LifeStraw Family to purify water from any freshwater source near your home.
LifeStraw Family 1.0 Water Purifier - Lightweight and portable the LifeStraw Family gravity powered water purifier removes 99.9999% of bacteria, 99.99% of protozoa, and 99.999% of viruses, while purifying an impressive 4,750 gallons of water. This is enough to supply a family of five with clean drinking water for up to three years.
Features of the LifeStraw Family 1.0 Water Purifier Filters up to 4,750 gallons or 18,000 liters of water to 0.02 microns (20 nm) Removes minimum 99.99% of virUses (>LOG 4 reduction) Removes minimum 99.9999% of bacteria (>LOG 6 reduction) Removes minimum 99.9% of protozoan cysts (>LOG 3 reduction) Requires no electrical power, batteries, or replacement parts Requires no running water or piped-in water supply Flow-rate of 9-12 liters/hour Has an easy-to-clean pre-filter and purification cartridge All raw materials Are US FDA compliant or equivalent
Lightweight and portable, the LifeStraw Family Gravity Purifier makes purifying water at a base camp or car-camping site a breeze. It's also great to have at home in the event of a natural disaster.
Easy to use, LifeStraw Family is ideal for purifying water when you're camping, traveling to remote areas, or during emergencies and natural disasters. Lightweight and portable, it filters up to 4750 gallons or 18,000 liters of water.
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