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oops56
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Post by oops56 » Tue Nov 13, 2007 11:06 am

Well i guess ever one got a water filter right even if its a coffee filter. Now found this water disinfectant Sounds good so i got one er two must read all bout it to understand how it works
http://www.campingsurvival.com/popuwadi.html
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Re: water

Post by zelph » Tue Nov 13, 2007 11:17 am

With all the hoopla going on about vioxx, chemicals that are being said are ok for us makes me wonder :?: are they really safe?
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Re: water

Post by dzierzak » Tue Nov 13, 2007 12:01 pm

Boy Scouts used to use PolarPur (elemental iodine) at Philmont for water purification - up to 20,000 Scouts per summer for many years. They changed to KATADYN Micropur tablets (chlorine dioxide) a couple of years ago. Both methods leave an after-taste, but the Micropur leaves less. According to some studies, the Micropur is a bit better in purification. One consideration is PolarPur is packaged in glass. Break that and you have an iodine cleanup to deal with. Micropur is about $.30 - $.50 per tablet (each does one liter).

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