The CamelBak All Clear purifies water with UV rays

Having access to clean water is becoming a global issue.  Whether the nearest stream is in front of your home or out in the wilderness, you still have to make sure the water’s safe to drink.

CamelBak’s All Clear water bottle uses an integrated UV purifier to zap whatever unhealthy organisms might be lurking in the water supply.

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Drinking reclaimed wastewater – the pros and cons

Several years ago I got to tour the local wastewater treatment plant. Towards the end of the tour, the group I was part of was shown the machinery that did the final “scrubbing”.

In explaining the process, our guide mentioned that one of the final steps included putting the “cleaned” water through reverse osmosis. That brought the former wastewater up to drinking standards!

But is reclaimed wastewater really safe for drinking?

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