LifeStraw® is extremely easy to use, very reliable and ultra-light, weighing only 56 grams. The filter enables you to safely drink water from contaminated water sources by transforming even the dirtiest water into clean drinking water. This makes it an ideal tool for hikers, campers and people who spend a lot of time outdoors in general.
LifeStraw® is also a valuable tool to have in your home for emergency situations such as storms or flooding when the local water source can get contaminated.
LifeStraw® filters up to 1,000 liters of water, and removes a minimum of 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria and 99.9% of parasites. Furthermore, the filter doesn’t contain any chemicals, batteries or moving parts.
LifeStraw® is developed for extreme conditions and is one of the most advanced and durable personal water filters available today. Rigorous laboratory testing of LifeStraw® proved that its performance exceeded U.S. EPA water filtration requirements for bacteria and parasites, including Escherichia coli, Cryptosporidium, and Giardia lamblia, and other waterborne pathogens.
LifeStraw® filters down to an incredible 0.2 microns. This means that the filter removes 99.9999% of all bacteria and 99.9% of all parasites and reduces turbidity (muddiness) by filtering out suspended particles.Bacteria removed include:
Please note: The LifeStraw® will currently not desalinate water, or filter heavy metals or viruses.