Monday, December 17, 2007

Backpackers Water Purification

Backpackers have many water purification options to choose from now. They can be broadly classified in four categories.
1. Water Filters.
2. Chemical treatments.
3. Boiling the water.
4. No treatment at all.
 "safe" natural springs versus contaminated water sources.. I don't really recommend this as a way to obtain good drinking water, but it can't hurt to learn how to find the natural sources that are most likely pure. A filter can clog or your water tablets get lost.Read more on backpacking water purification.

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