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First Need Water Purifier

First Need Water Purifier Description

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First Need Water Purifier Reviews

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I have been using the...

I have been using the First Need water purifier for over 20 years with great success. It has worked for me flawlessly on my many backpacking and canoeing trips from Minnesota to Tennessee to California and New Mexico. I have never come down with a water-born illness. It has good stroke volume and ergonomics. The canister has good filter life. It is also classified as a purifier so it removes pesticides and fertilizers if you happen to be near an agricultural area. The only downside is its bulk and weight which is more of a problem with backpacking than canoe tripping.

Stop your research right...

Stop your research right here. This filter is AWESOME. Have used others, and more time was spent cleaning the filters than pumping the water. There is nothing I do not like about this filter. After a week long trip for 3 people, it did not clog once. I do the 'reverse cleaning' recommended when I get home. Next trip, same thing, perfect performance for 3 people on a week long trip.
I highly recommend!!!

First Need Water Purifier