Subscribe to Make Magazine Today!

Russtang writes in with a super-cheap water purification straw… – “Just saw this at my local HarborFreight. Says it removes pathogens as small as 2 microns and treats up to 20 gallons. On sale for $8 – FRONTIER(TM) WATER PURIFICATION STRAW – Ideal for hiking, camping, travel in foreign countries, and emergency use. Removes pathogens as small as 2 microns, including Giardia, Cryptosporidium and E. Coli bacteria, Activated carbon filter removes chemicals and improves taste, Super compact, fits in a pocket, Treats up to 20 gallons of water.”Link.

MSR MIOX Water purifier – Link.
SteriPEN portable water purifier – Link.

Jon also reminded me about the life straw – Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Related Supplies at Maker Shed


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 28,847 other followers