Water treatment is an important aspect of your health both in and outdoors. Even the most pristine-looking source outdoors can make you sick.
Outdoor water sources are used by wildlife, livestock, and humans, and there’s a likelihood that the water carries contaminants in the fecal matter dropped in the water. The deeper you go outdoors, the higher the contamination levels in water sources.
To help you be safe, we’ve come up with guidance on selecting the best water-treatment methods you can use outdoors.
The Distinction Between Water Filters and Water Purifiers
The difference between a water filter and a purifier is the amount and the size of the microorganism in the filter and purifier. Water filters have been designed to strain out bacteria (Salmonella, E. coli, Shigella and Campylobacter) and protozoan cysts (Giardia Lamblia and Cryptosporidium). The above types of bacteria and protozoan cysts are predominant in the United …