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Water Treatment for Hikers, Vol. 2 – Water Treatment Methods

Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:35 am
by Scuba
The following is an excerpt of a blog article.  Read Full Article

Water Treatment for Hikers, Vol. 2 – Water Treatment Methods When I was a kid, I ran all over the mountains and foothills of the Mid-Atlantic drinking water out of streams and other running bodies of water. When I got in the military and got into the medical field, I REALLY learned about the importance proper hydration and water treatment. In the military, the most common method of treating water is water purification tablets (Iodine) or Aquamira.   In this episode, I am going to talk about the different popular methods of water treatment and try to hit their pros and cons. I ...

Water Treatment for Hikers, Vol. 2 – Water Treatment Methods

Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:44 pm
by gmcpcs
Good article series!

I plan to provide a "tree prize" solution for the Texas Fairfield Group Hang that I'm working on to solve help with the difficulty in extracting water for filtering from shallow areas. Sort of a redneck version of the MSR trailshot. Stay tuned...

Take it easy,
GMCPCS

Re: Water Treatment for Hikers, Vol. 2 – Water Treatment Methods

Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:13 pm
by Flatliner
Here is a picture of our red-neck gravity systems las week in the BWCA. All in, about $30 each.Image

Two plastic 5L bags, a little hose and a sawyer squeeze


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