Similar to the Mission LifeStraw, the LifeStraw Family filters lots of water: Up to 4,700 gallons. It's even easier to use, as you pour water into the open container. Great for use in an apartment or house.

LifeStraw Family Purifier


    Importance: Important.


    Bottom line: Ability to filter lots of water in a really simple way.


    Recommended for: Apartments, Home/Away shelter


    No. of units recommended: 1-2. Good backup units to a Mission.



    This magical item will turn dirty water into clean water. It is highly transportable and next to weightless. Be aware: The LifeStraw will not filter out chemicals, seawater, or radioactive materials. They counsel against filtering near mine tailings or downriver from agricultural operations (ie, chicken farms and cattle). It WILL eliminate almost 100 percent of viruses, bacteria, and protozoa.

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