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Backpacking Water Filter – What To Consider

Backpacking Water Filter – What To Consider

Best Backpacking Water Filter Selection We’re looking at the importance of hydration, while out hiking or camping. Clean, safe drinking water is essential and we’re going to advise you on why. Then we’ll make 4 suggestions for products. These are ( in no particular order ); Sawyer Products MINI Water Filtration System. A well known brand with a wide product range. The LifeStraw Personal Water Filter is second. World famous for the lightweight filter. A heavier duty one is Survivor...
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Filtered Water VS Bottled Water

Filtered water vs bottled water- the facts about bottled water vs. tap water Public concern about tap water quality has resulted in a massive growth in bottled water sales which have tripled in the last decade. Bottled water is the fastest growing and most profitable segment of the beverage industry. On average Americans back in 2004/2005 drank 24 gallons of bottled water. This figure showed the popularity,  making it second only to carbonated soft drinks. Slick marketing and advertising still...
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Haloacetic Acids In Your Drinking Water

Haloacetic Acids In Your Drinking Water

Dealing with Haloacetic Acids in Drinking Water? The vast majority of drinking water or tap water in the US and the UK are laden with a little-known compound called ‘Haloacetic acids’ or HAA5. Haloacetic acids, combined with other harmful contaminants, make tap water unsafe to consume. Long term exposure to the compound is shown to have adverse health effects including birth defects, skin irritation and cancer. Haloacetic acids are a byproduct of water treatment mainly by using chlorine. The acid...
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