Wednesday, August 17, 2005

LifeStraw is a water purification tool developed by Vestergaard Frandsen. LifeStraw has a life time of 700 litres or up to 1 year. Positive test results have been achieved on tap, turbid and saline water against common waterborne bacteria such as Salmonella, Shigella, Enterococcus and Staphylococcus.... A mouth full.. Well what this does for $2 dollars yes two dollars it will provide a person with safe drinking water for a year, give or take a month. This incredible and invented for use in third world countries but can you see the possibilities. For those of you considering using LifeStraw for outdoor adventures in the continental United States, beware that the common "beaver fever" (Giardia lamblia infection) is caused by an organism with 5 micron spores, which are resistant to iodine.

Thanks to Medgadget

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