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LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

Review Last Updated: March 25, 2020

Terry Daine
Product Review by Terry Daine

Product Features

  • Easy straw mechanism
  • Treats up to 1000L of contaminated water
  • Removes at least 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria and 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites
  • Eliminates the need for purification tablets
  • Lightweight and compact

Introduction

Today we'll be reviewing the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter.

Our reviews are based on in-depth research and product analysis. Let's dive in!

Pros

  • Budget-friendly
  • Treats up to 1000L of contaminated water
  • Removes at least 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria and 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites
  • Eliminates the need for purification tablets
  • Can fit easily in a backpack

Cons

  • Some customers have found that it is difficult to get much from the straw and you have to use a lot of pressure when sucking
  • You have to lie down to suck from the straw, which makes it less versatile than other kinds of filters

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter Product Review

The LifeStraw Personal Water Filter has built up quite a reputation in the water filter market, and this award-winning product makes it clear as to why.

They work as their name suggests – you can drink through them like a straw. This mechanism is incredibly easy to use and requires no real set up, ideal for a survival scenario.

This filter can treat up to 1000L of contaminated water, without the need for any extra chemical purification. It removes a minimum of 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria, 99.9% of waterborne protozoan parasites, and filters to 0.2 microns.

This means you don’t need purification tablets to help clean your water. Instead, you can carry this ultralightweight 2oz water filter knowing you’ve got a powerful filter that fits comfortably in your backpack.

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