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It is a portable water filter that transforms microbiologically contaminated water to a safe and clean drinking water. The product requires no batteries or spare parts and can filter out at least a thousand gallons of water throughout its life. Personal LifeStraw was developed to drink from any water source (from a pond, as well as from the open watercourse, lake or river). Thanks to the small weight and slim body is ideal for hiking, traveling and camping, especially in areas where water supplies may be contaminated and contain elevated amounts of bacteria and parasites.
Reader's Digest named LifeStraw "Best European invention of 2008", Time magazine named him "Best invention of 2005" and CNN LifeStraw ranked among the top 10 ideas that are changing the world. LifeStraw has won dozens of prestigious international awards.
Respond to complicated especially extraordinary world events and distributing LifeStraw mainly affected areas. The 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the 2010 floods in Pakistan, the 2011 floods in Thailand. For example, the company "Aqua for Life" adding filters to one million liters Government of South Africa, GIZ, USAID and the Red Cross. Only in Kenya, which has suffered long droughts said Red Cross filters for 3750 school children and 6750 households. In 2015, the filters were also deployed in Rwanda.
The inner part of the filter LifeStraw consists of a plurality of hollow fibers. Each fiber has a pore size of 0.2 microns, which is approximately five hundred times smaller than the diameter of a human hair. The water is sucked in and passes through the narrow fibers, in whose pores trap bacteria, protozoan parasites, and other impurities. This purely physical filtration method does not contain any chemical substances, iodine or carbon.
LifeStraw utilizes advanced technology microfiltration membrane which removes up to 99.9999 percent of bacteria, viruses 99.999 percent and 99.9 percent of the parasitic protozoa, which are commonly found in water. Products LifeStraw prevent the disease from contaminated water, such as cholera, Cryptosporidium, Cylcosporiasis, Diarrhea, Dysentery, Diseases of the stomach and intestines, Giardiasis, Guinea Worm, Hepatitis E, Typhoid fever and others.
Please drink through the filter after use and LifeStraw filter blow air to flush the impurities. Before first use or whenever the filter is completely dry, dip the ends in clean water (remove the mouthpiece and leave the party because it must remain dry) below the surface and hold for 20 seconds to allow water to flow through the entire filter. Then five sips soak up water from the mouthpiece. When you return from a trip or a journey before storing the product LifeStraw Rinse the filter under running water at both ends and allow to dry.
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