There are quite a few products out there when it comes to water filtering and purification for preppers, and that makes picking the right water filter a challenge for preppers. Some of these water filters are in the $20 range, and some can be well over $100. Because the microorganisms these filters remove are invisible to the naked eye, we need to know that our filter is going to do what we think it is going to do.
Before I even get into what different types of water filters can do, I want to go over what a micron is, and the sizes of some of these different microorganisms. Water filters are truly a “you get what you pay for” product. Some of the lower cost water filters would work great for high country use, but wouldn’t do much good in an urban area. [Read more…]