Re: [BackpackGearTest] Aqua Mira Review
- Hi George, you have a good approach to backcountry water treatment.
> I drink from the tube right away, confident that theYou are making the assumption that small = most vulnerable, which is not
> chlorine dioxide will have already killed the smallest and most vulnerable
> bugs (the ones that might get through the filters)
necessarily true. Often it's the reverse. Still, the chance of a germ
surviving your system even immediately after introducing aqua mira has to be
> the Siltstopper willSafewater
> block any biofilm coated particles bigger than 5 microns, and the
> will get the rest. As the still active chlorine dioxide solution will besould
> drawn through the Siltstopper and into the Safewater, the trapped bugs
> get a toxic bath over a period of time sufficient to do them in.For sure, and your filters will perform better and for a longer time between
> I haveMira
> noticed a reduction in the slight but characterisitc taste of the Aqua
> through this rig, so I'm assuming that the Safewater carbon block traps atYep, I agree.
> least some of the chlorine dioxide, which I hope reduces any potential
> health hazard.