SteriPen Sidewinder UV Water Purifier Review

SteriPen Sidewinder Hand Powered UV Water Purifier In Use By Man

The SteriPen Sidewinder is a portable, hand-powered UV water purifier. It safely harnesses the strength of powerful ultraviolet light to kill just about anything and everything that may be lurking in your water. The Sidewinder runs on a completely renewable source of energy: your muscles. Taking its name from the small hand-crank on its side, … Read more

Katadyn Vario Portable Microfilter Review

Katadyn Vario Handheld Pump Portable Water FIlter

Renown for their quality portable filters, Katadyn has made more than one appearance in our reviews already. With the Vario Microfilter Katadyn has engineered a portable solution capable of filtering down to 0.2 microns and backed up by several pre-filters and an activated carbon block filter. But ontop of this filtration prowess is some high-tech … Read more

Survivor Filter Portable Camping or Emergency Water Filter Review

Survivor Filter Portable Handheld Filtration Straw Product Photo Closeup

On the surface, the Survivor Filter is an unassuming hand-held straw-type personal water filter – portable, cleanable, and reusable – much like many other water filter straws. However, underneath that seemingly standard exterior is an undeniably impressive 3 stage filtration system, the strongest of which has a 0.05 micron hollow fiber filter – the highest … Read more

LifeStraw Community Portable Water Filter Review

How the LifeStraw Community Water Filter Works Diagram

The classic LifeStraw is a huge and veteran name in the world of portable, personal water filtration. But where the original LifeStraw focused purely on the individual, with the LifeStraw Community manufacturer VesterGaard has taken aim at making a water filter on the opposite end of the spectrum, while still preserving the portability that made … Read more

LIFESAVER Expedition Jerrycan Water Filter Review

LIFESAVER Expedition Jerrycan Water Filter with Shower Hose Attachment

Portable filtration is a brilliant thing. Enabling users to filter water from almost any source, out in the field, on location, quickly and conveniently, they present one of the most useful pieces of equipment imaginable for survivalists, outdoors enthusiasts, those living in rural locations, or anyone who wants the peace of mind of knowing they … Read more

Best Water Filters That Remove Fluoride

Beginning in 1945, government initiatives began adding fluoride to drinking water across the United States. This decision was made in response to studies which demonstrated a lower incidence of dental cavities in areas with high fluoride content in the local water supply. Now as many as 75% of Americans drink water with added fluoride. (Source: … Read more