This handy portable straw can safely filter up to 1500 liters of water with three filtration stages, eliminating harmful contaminants including bacteria, heavy metal ions, chlorine, volatile organic compounds, organic, and insect contaminants. In the event of an emergency situation or any natural disaster, keep the Etekcity Personal Water Purifier on hand for immediate access to safe, drinkable water. There’s no water collection or water storage necessary. Simply immerse the straw in a body of unfiltered fresh water and take a sip!
Stage 1: Pre-Filter
The pre-filter attachment acts as your first line of defense when drinking from turbid water sources. Attaching the pre-filter to the Personal Water Purifier removes rust, silt, worms, and other large contaminants as you drink from your desired source.
Stage 2: Carbon Filter
The carbon filter near the base of the water purifier works to remove chlorine, heavy metal ions, and trihalomethanes (THMs), which are used to disinfect water or are disinfection by-products and are potential carcinogens.
Stage 3: 0.01 Micron Hollow Fiber UF Membrane
The Hollow Fiber UF Membrane filters particles as small as 0.01 microns. By capturing 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria, protozoa, mold, and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs), you’re left with clean drinking water to ensure your survival and safety.
Essential Survival Gear
Using the Etekcity Personal Water Purifier, you’ll be able to draw clean drinking water from any water source. Should you find yourself near a turbid water source, attach the included pre-filter with the extension tube to the purifier to drink from a safe distance. The 16-ounce water pouch can also be used to gather water to take with you on the go; the pouch can be clipped to your bag or utility belt for easy access. When you’re finished drinking, fill up the cleaning syringe with clean water to wash out your purifier. Not only will it keep your water pu