Lifestraw Personal 4x4 Review
Simple and Compact Water Purifier
A simple and compact portable water purifier system – is LifeStraw! Its portability makes it possible for people to drink water from river, pond and even from a creek. It being a very small unit is very convenient for people to carry while travelling. The working mechanism is such that it simply kills the harmful germs and bacteria from the water. What the user needs to do is simply suck water through the equipment and drink safe. This product protects almost from all water born diseases. Furthermore, it is ideal for people facing acute shortage of clean water.
LifeStraw water filter is available in two categories. The portable one is ideal for individual uses which are good while people are out on camping, travelling and emergency purposes. This has a capacity of purifying 1,000 liters of water. LifeStraw Family, the other type is ideal for families who have no access to clean purified water. This can filter about 18,000 liters of water in its life. Apart from these two products, LifeStraw also sells mosquito nets under the brand name PermaNet. This is a World Health Organization approved product. This mosquito net in fact kills the mosquitoes and at the same repels mosquitoes.
The main advantage of LifeStraw product is that it does not require electric power for its operation. There is no question of any kind of maintenance required here. Its size is less than a hand pump that adds its convenience to handle. The body of LifeStraw is made of solid non breakable material hence little attention is required while handling it. An adult requires an average of 1,000 liters of drinking water in 18 months. So this unit can be conveniently used for one and half years. The unit will cost US$ 30 per piece, is not expensive considering the health advantage it provides.
It is an ideal choice for humanitarian aids related projects. Instead of waiting for government funds and execution of drinking water projects, distribution of these small units will be really helpful to sort out the basic issue of clean drinking water. Similarly, LifeStraw Family can cater to the requirement of a small family for up to 3-5 years. It is best suited for emergency water supply arrangements and during camping. The filter is so simple to operate and maintain as it does not require electric power for its operation. The filter can be connected to the water tank and used as water purifier. Companies and NGO organizations can consider sponsoring this product on a mass scale.
It is the most cost effective option when reaching out to help the needy in remote places. The most striking feature of this amazing product is that it is instant and ready for use with no need of assembling or any pre packaging. You buying the product are like getting involved in the betterment of poor and needy. LifeStraw Australia is a humanitarian fund raising company targeted to promote clean drinking water to various communities from around the world. The proceeds of each product sold are used for doing charity services to the much needed section of the society.