Water treatment is a complicated science, but understanding the basics ensures you’ll pick the device that’s right for you.
Water is our most important resource, but you never know when a disaster could compromise your local water supply. While the novel coronavirus hasn’t been detected in drinking water supplies, according to the World Health Organization, many of you have reached out about emergency water filter options as you build out your disaster kits. Here, we’ve put together the information you need to ensure you have access to water that’s safe to drink during all kinds of emergencies. Clean water threats When drinking water is contaminated in municipal or developed areas, the immediate threat to human health is the introduction of waterborne pathogens—microscopic disease-causing bugs. These include bacteria, protozoa and viruses, all of which are normally removed by the city treatment center long before water ever flows out of your…
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MSR’s Complete Guide to the Basics of Water TreatmentWhat kind of water treatment do I need?It’s a simple question, but there is no easy answer. Water treatment is far from a black and white subject; differing threats, varying standards and lack of information can make it a challenge to determine which threats you will encounter. To compound the matter, the various water treatment systems available can be difficult to understand; microfilters, chemicals, UV light treatments and purifiers offer d
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