How To Filter Your Drinking Water Very Efficiently

I’ve spent quite a bit of time researching how to filter drinking water effectively. Originally, I was interested in filtering the rainwater that falls on my roof. But I had to put that project on the back burner for now. During my research I noticed that there is little unbiased information available on water filters […]

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Very Efficient: Pocket Filter by Katadyn

This is a serious portable water filter from Katadyn. It’s efficient because it uses a ceramic filter, which will not let anything larger than 0.2 microns through. It also has a long life — it will filter up to 13,000 gallons before you need to replace the cartridge. The filter eliminates bacteria, viruses, cysts, protozoa, […]

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Most Efficient Water Cleaner: Terra Cotta Gravity Water Filter and Cooler

Here is another efficient ceramic water filter. This gravity filter has a hand-made terra cotta base, which cools the water using natural convention. We consider metaefficient because: its has excellent filtration, and a very long filter life (years). Also, the terra cotta doesn’t leach contaminants into the water, and it keeps the water cool without […]

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Berkey Light Gravity-Flow Water Filter

Gravity filters are more effective than other types of water filter, because the water drips slowly through the ceramic elements, and this process removes almost all the contaminants in water. The filters can be cleaned with a toothbrush and last for up to 2,000 gallons. This Berkey Light filter uses Black Berkey elements, and they […]

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Slow Sand Filters

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Slow sand filters are perhaps the most efficient means of producing clean drinking water. Slow sand filters rely on biological processes for their action rather than physical filtration or disinfection. They require no electricity, no chemicals and no filter changes. How is this possible? The secret is that slow sand filters work through the formation […]

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