Possibly the best insurance policy you can take out for your travel plans, the SteriPen Traveler handheld water purifier is compact and efficient, making it an ideal accessory for foreign travel. Water systems in many countries do not adequately purify … see full wiki
There are a lot of reasons why you may want to purchase a SteriPEN. - You are traveling to a country where you do not have 100% confidence in the local water supply. - You are going backpacking and want a safe way to purify your drinking water - For your home - as an emergency means to provide safe water in the event of water contamination (and a loss of electricity)... you never know when you have contaminated water AND you don't have a method to boil … more
I have had very good experiences with a similar SteriPEN in the past. In 2008, I traveled to Burma after the cyclone hit Rangoon and brought a SteriPEN because the storm knocked out even the basic water filtration systems available. My Burmese friends and I used SteriPEN for several days to kill any germs in the drinking water. I am still alive and didn't get sick (well, any more than normal for a stay in Burma). I particularly liked the fact that it was easy to use. Not all of my Burmese friends … more
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