LifeStraw

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

LifeStraw is ideal for hiking, backpacking, camping, travel, and emergency preparedness. The straw-style filter design lets you turn up to 1,000 liters of contaminated water into safe drinking water.

The LifeStraw has won numerous awards, including the INDEX Award, the Well-Tech Award for Innovative Technology, and TIME Magazine's Best Inventions Award. Used in the harshest conditions on earth, the LifeStraw was developed as an emergency relief tool to provide access to clean water to people affected by conflict or disasters. LifeStraws are supplied to government and aid groups around the world.

Made by Vestergaard Frandsen. Manufactured in South Korea.

Technical Specs
  • Ultralight: weighs only 2 ounces (57 grams)
  • Meets US EPA drinking water standards
  • Portable: only 9” (22.5 cm) long and 1 inch (2.5 cm) in diameter
  • Requires no electrical power, batteries or replacement parts
  • BPA free and contains no chemicals
  • Raw materials meet US Food and Drug Administration regulations and standards
  • No aftertaste: LifeStraw doesn’t use iodine or iodinated resin chemicals
  • Removes 99.9999% of waterborne bacteria, including E. coli and salmonella
  • Removes 99.9% waterborne protozoa, including Giardia and Cryptosporidium