50976RE: Amigo mermaids
- May 2, 2004
> > However, some of the filter suppliers do claim to meet the EPA standardsfor
> > protozoa and bacteria, and have lab results to support these claims. Ifind
> > that reassuring.True. However, on request they have provided me with photocopies of reports
> @@@ I guess they can claim pretty much anything they like.... ;o)
from Universities and accredited micro-biology testing organisations from
around the world, plus copies of published research papers. Could all be
fudged, but somehow it seems unlikely.
> > available in Australia, or possibly the Miox. These latter two both useWell, the pentavalent iodine was developed under contract to NASA for use in
> > chlorine dioxide, which is even better than pentavalent iodine.
> @@@ It is *much* better, in that it actually works.... ;o)
space. I have read some of the research papers published in international
journals. But it is true that crypto is fairly resistant to iodine and even
pentavalent iodine takes several hours to work on it.
> > > other major manufacturer's filters either, for that matter. If youEr ... You are talking about the Coke? The epitome of American culture?
> > > come to the US don't risk drinking the water.
> > OUCH!
> > (Bring on the Coke?)
> @@@ Hasn't killed any of us yet.... ;o)
It does seem that some people do not develop the symptoms of giardiasis.
Perhaps you are lucky?
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