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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We’re honored to have an incredible team of world-class athletes and adventurers who embody the spirit of modern day exploration. Some of them are legendary pioneers in their disciplines; others are pushing the limits of what’s possible while balancing efforts for positive impact. Together, they represent a field-testing crew that helps our team engineer the most reliable, high-performance gear possible, solid equipment that they—and you—can trust. Eric Larsen, Polar Explorer Polar explorer, expedition guide and dog musher Eric Larsen is a pioneer of both the arctic and Antarctic. To date, he has completed more polar expeditions than any other American in history. Among those were the first-ever summer expedition to the North Pole, and a record-setting expedition for reaching the South Pole, the North Pole and the top of…
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