/ Water filter - which one, if any?
Any recommendations? I want one that will make water completely safe without having to use puritabs or anything.
Biggest issue is that for the price of a Katadyn filter I could prob buy thye whole Buxton water company.
Safe water, no chemicals, not particularly expensive - Drinksafe products here:
I used to use the Travel Tap bottle (which worked fine, but found a bit tough to squeeze large quantities of water through), but moved on to an in-line filter which I use with my Source bladder, but it comes with a tap fitment too. I've found this to be excellent.
THanks, I'll have a look at those.
Did look at Katadyn ones but just wondering how much of that you're paying for the name like so many other ex-climbing and now high street brands.
These look like they could be ideal though.
When you say "travelling" I assume you mean to foreign climes?
I've used the Steripen (there was a review on here a couple of years ago so do a search) which uses UV to zap the nasties. It doesn't remove particulates though so you may need a physical filter as well if the water is particularly turbid.
In this country, I've never bothered, in fact our house supply is untreated. I find a lot of tap water undrinkable, unpalatable may be a better word, even though it's "safe".
Its been bombproof and not too much of a hassle to use. Lost a rubber ring seal on Ben Alder but sourcing a replacement was easy.
Not cheap likes, but real good long lasting piece of kit :-)
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