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Topic - GEAR REVIEW/VIDEO: Clean Water On The Go: SteriPEN Adventurer

Michael Ryan - on 29 Jun 2008
"Most water filtration systems do not offer protection against viruses, and neither Chlorine nor Iodine can kill Cryptosporidium, a protozoan that can cause diarrhea. Chemical methods are often not completely effective against Giardia. UV treatment is effective against both. These organisms may be present in mountain streams in this country, and in the past I've suffered from an attack of diarrhea caused by drinking untreated mountain water."

Alex Roddie uses the SteriPEN Adventurer on a trip to Scotland and reports back to us.

On the Gear Page at UKClimbing.com: http://www.ukclimbing.com/gear/

Direct: http://www.ukclimbing.com/gear/review.php?id=1131
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