Water Filtration & Purification – MSR SweetWater Water Purifier System

MSR Sweetwater purification systemThe SweetWater Microfilter makes water treatment easy. Simple, lightweight and versatile, it’s the perfect water treatment option for light to moderate use, with the capacity to easily step-up to the demands of the occasional big trip. It pumps easily with a 4:1 mechanical advantage, producing 1.25L per minute and can easily be MSR mountain safety researchcleaned in the field without tools to restore flow rates.

This is a highly portable water filtration and purification system. I can’t say enough good about it. You can trust your life to it…I do.

Microfilter Protection: Eliminates over 99.9999% of all waterborne bacteria and 99.9% of common protozoan parasites, such as giardia and cryptosporidium

Fresh Tasting Water: Activated carbon core helps eliminate taste and odors.
Easy to Use: Unique lever-action pump handle has a 4-to-1 mechanical advantage,
Lightweight: Weighing just 11 oz., it’s one of the lightest filters on the market.
Compact: Handle folds flat when not in use for easy packing and storage.

This MSR system combines the proven filtration of the SweetWater® microfilter with the chlorine-based SweetWater MSR Sweetwater filter and purification systemPurifier Solution for safe, clean water worldwide.

  • Simply pump water and add the included MSR SweetWater Purifier Solution to innactivate 99.99% of waterborne viruses, bacteria and protozoan parasites
  • Chlorine-based purification has no unpleasant iodine taste
  • One of the easiest pumps to operate—features dual-action draw and a mechanical advantage to quickly supply you with clean water
  • Sturdy lever-action pump handle provides a 4-to-1 mechanical advantage, drawing water on both the down and up stroke
  • Lightweight copolyester construction is tough and durable; compact design stows easily
  • Built-in filter replacement safety indicator keeps tabs on usage, filters up to 200 gal.
  • Its 0.2 micron filter eliminates waterborne bacteria and protozoa such as giardia and Cryptosporidium
  • SweetWater Purifier Solution is able to safely disinfect “worst case” water sources
  • SweetWater Purifier Solution comes in a 2 fl. oz. bottle that treats up to 80 gal. of water
  • Field serviceable and easy to clean with no small parts to lose; includes a universal bottle adapter and a cover to keep the output clean.

Specs:

  • Effective against protozoa    – Yes
  • Effective against bacteria    – Yes
  • Effective against viruses    – Yes
  • Effective against particulate    – Yes
  • Effective against chemicals/toxins    – Yes
  • Weight:    11 oz / 320 g
  • Width:    2 in / 5 cm
  • Length:    7.5 in / 19 cm
  • Filter media:      Silica DepthMade in the USA
  • Filter pore size: 0.2 microns
  • Flow (L/min):        1 liters per min
  • Flow (strokes per liter):  75
  • Cartridge life:  750+ liters
  • Field cleanable:  Yes
  • Water Bottle Adapter:  Yes
  • Cartridge replacement indicator:  Yes
  • Country of Origin:  Made in Seattle, USA

The MSR Sweetwater system will cost you about $75.00 on Amazon.  Add in a Siltstopper to help length the life of your unit.  The Siltstopper will run you an additional $15 or so.  Money well spent to have high-quality equipment providing you with clean, pure water when it is needed most. “BUY!”

 MSR Sweetwater filter and purification

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