Tag Archives: water purification

Water Purification with Iodine

This prepping and survival blog article reviews the use of iodine, in tablet or liquid form, in order to kill pathogens: bacteria, viruses, parasites. As a method of water purification, any type of chemical disinfection is far from ideal. Commercial … Continue reading

Product Reviews

Over the last month or so I’ve picked up a few products that I think are worth mentioning here at Prep-Blog. I’ve read a couple of new books on solar power that helped me come up with my strategy for … Continue reading

Product Review: LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

There are two versions of LifeStraw: one called LifeStraw® and the other called LifeStraw® Family. The latter will be available on the commercial market in the U.S. in August of 2012. This article reviews LifeStraw®, also called ‘LifeStraw Personal’. The … Continue reading

Water Purification: Portable Water Filters

The advantages and disadvantages of portable water filters. Advantages: a good inexpensive water filter will remove bacteria, parasites, and any particulate matter of the same or larger size. Disadvantages: filters that also remove viruses are significantly more expensive. The more … Continue reading