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Sawyer® 4-Way Water Treatment Filter

Hollow fiber membrane removes particles, protozoa, and bacteria including E. Coli, Giardia, Salmonella and CryptosporidiaNo residual chemical tastesBPA-freeUltra lightweight at only 5 oz.Filters water straight from included water bottle, from a lake, hydration reservoir or household faucetFor a lightweight and versatile solution to clean water in the backcountry, the Sawyer 4-Way Treatment Filter is the way to go. This system can be used as a water treatment bottle, inline on a hydration pack, as an ultralight drink straw and attached to a faucet. This filter comes with Sawyer's ONE MILLION GALLON GUARANTEE. The Hollow Fiber Membrane filter physically removes particles, 99.9% of bacteria and 99.9% of Protozoa down to 0.1 micron absolute in size, including E. Coli, Giardia, Salmonella and Cryptosporidia. Fill up the bottle or you hydration pack directly from a lake, stream or creek, and drink instantly. There's such little resistance that you could even squeeze the water out of the bottle. A must have for traveling internationally and for disaster preparedness. Use the included faucet adaptor to drink straight from the tap during boil alerts, hurricane or earthquakes. Also comes with hydration pack assembly kit. Weight: 5 oz. Bottle capacity: 32 ounces. Dimensions: 11'' x 3''. Manufacturer model #: SP149.
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Does this item really never require filter replacement? Does the filter clog easily with particulate? What are the drawbacks over the MSR Mini works

asked 2 years, 7 months ago
by
ManInaCanoe
 - Springfield, MO
on Sawyer® 4-Way Water Treatment Filter
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answer 1
The Sawyer filter comes with a syringe which you use to back flush the filter, as often as you need or want to. So simple a child could do it with ease.

If you want to use exceptionally dirty water. I suggest you prefilter the water through a t-shirt or some cloth.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
by
GRACE2SUCCEED
 - Grandview, MO
answer 2
Per Sawyer web site: "The Sawyer Water Filter has a lifetime limited warranty against defects in workmanship. Should this product fail due to failure in workmanship, return it to one of our authorized repair facilities."

Even with very high particulate /turbid water you should get 5 to 10 gallons through the filter. The Filter's flow will start to slow down after use; this is normal. The quality of the water will greatly determine when this will happen. To extend the life of the Filter, periodical back washing is REQUIRED. http://www.sawyer.com/research/Sawyer_bacteriall_Bottle_Directions_SP149_05-25-06.pdf

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 - springfield, mo
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