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The remarkable Life Saver bottle has an affordable, portable carbon filter that can block any virus larger than 15 nanometers. What's more, it can go through more than 1,500 gallons of water before the filter needs to be replaced. The bacteria and virus retention rate is 99.99 percent effective -it's so thorough that it's even supposed to clean up (gulp) fecal matter. The bottle was inspired by the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina when visiting businessman Michael Pritchard found that thousands
Seriously clever! A headlamp around a gallon of water = ambient light for your tent and a great night lamp when the power is out.
The ‘dirty’ water is poured into the top of a tank which contains layers of sand, charcoal and gravel. As the water sinks through the various layers the bacteria and dirt are removed. The clean water flows through a hose/pipe into a ‘clean’ water storage tank. The water is now safe to drink.
Powertraveller Ltd. This is the Powermonkey Expedition Charger, which may set a whole new standard for “off-grid charging devices” with the Expedition, you can use solar, wind, running water, the hand-crank handle or AC to juice it back up, Its revolutionary design even allows you to generate power via solar and wind simultaneously, giving a full recharge of the battery in 5-8 hours in optimum conditions. Coming May 2014.
The SteriPEN Classic UV Water Purifier featured in PCMag.com's "Equipment for High-Tech Camping"
Time-out bottles. Fill a bottle with 3/4 water, 1 bottle of glitter glue, & ultra fine glitter. Then send this bottle with your child to timeout & they can watch it settle to calm them. Once the glitter is settled their time is up! (if they mess with the bottle their time out time is longer)