Water Filtration Bottles

(7 Posts)
Woopsiedaisy Thu 18-Feb-16 14:59:03

Please could anyone recommend a good Water Filtration bottle.

There is no way we could store enough Water to survive more than a week or so, but understand there are some good filtration bottles available. As I have a Lake close to the house this might be a good solution for us.

The best system appeared to be made by a company called Lifesaver, who recently went into Administration following some doubts about whether the claims made about their product were valid.

I am now looking for an alternative and would appreciate any recommendations.

zombiesarecoming Thu 18-Feb-16 18:39:05

I have just bought a berkey

It was an ex display / damaged unit off ebay, never used but has a couple of dents in the stainless housing and comes with a pair of brand new filters

Have seen a video on you tube of someone testing his with everything from murky pond water to swimming pool water and was impressed enough to get one

Just need to get a couple of spare filters now although they are supposed to be good for quite a few thousand litres

zombiesarecoming Thu 18-Feb-16 18:41:24

Here is a link to the you tube vid

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC9iN_Kyico

Woopsiedaisy Thu 18-Feb-16 20:52:20

That looks perfect Zombies

Thanks for the info. I am now off to try and find myself one on Ebay

winchester1 Fri 19-Feb-16 03:46:44

You know you can use bleach instead if you want a low cos solution.

redhat Fri 19-Feb-16 09:34:58

I have a lifestraw which is good because its so small and portable.

cozietoesie Fri 19-Feb-16 10:46:23

If you have a lake near to the house, have you investigated the local water table with a view to possibly digging a well?

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