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Drinking water treatment methods for backcountry and travel use
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  • Alternative Title:
    Guide to drinking water treatment and sanitation for backcountry & travel use ; Healthy water ;
  • Description:
    This document should only serve as a guide for individuals intending to use untreated or poorly treated water as a drinking water source. This document may also aid travelers and backcountry water users in researching drinking water treatment methods. Except for boiling, few of the water treatment methods are 100% effective in removing all pathogens. REMEMBER: If boiling water is not a feasible option, the most effective pathogen reduction method in untreated or poorly treated drinking water is a combination treatment, using the appropriate filtration and disinfection methods.
  • Content Notes:
    Last updated February 20, 2009. Healthy water. Called also: A Guide to drinking water treatment and sanitation for backcountry & travel use. Mode of access: World Wide Web as an Acrobat .pdf file (869.82 KB, 1 p.). Text document (PDF).
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