1. Why do I have to boil my water? A “Boil Water Advisory” is a notification issued by your public utility as a preventative measure. Boil water advisories are distributed if there is actual or the strong possibility of bacterial contamination in the drinking water system that could make you sick. 2. What are my […]
USA Today 10BEST Readers’ Choice Awards named SteriPEN a top gift for adventure travelers. Over a four-week period, USA TODAY 10Best readers voted for the items they think are most deserving of a place on any adventurer’s wish list. The initial 20 nominees were chosen by a panel of experts based on their extensive adventure […]
SteriPEN is included in American Express Essentials list of the top 12 gizmos for serious Travelers. 12 Game Changing Gizmos Every Serious Traveller Needs Travelling is fun, but it can also be a hassle to leave all our creature comforts behind. These innovative products for the habitual wayfarer are here to save the day. SteriPen Ultra […]
For Immediate Release Julie Atherton JAM Collective [email protected] 415-839-7546 Blue Hill, ME — Oct 20, 2015 Lussier to lead strategic initiatives to expand travel, emergency preparedness and global outdoor markets Hydro-Photon, Inc. (HPI), makers of industry leading SteriPEN Handheld UV Water Purifiers, today announced the appointment of Christopher J. Lussier as Vice President of Global […]
Backpacker Magazine’s Gear Editor, Kristin Hostetter, tested SteriPEN Classic 3 during a two-week adventure in Nepal. After treating up to 8-liters per day for two weeks, Kristin concludes SteriPEN Classic 3 is a bargain for treating water in the backcountry or questionable water in urban settings. Download PDF version.
On a recent adventure in Peru, Inga Aksamit put SteriPEN Classic 3 to the test in the cities and on the trails. In her in-depth review, Inga tells us why she’s chose to skip the plastic water bottles and travel with SteriPEN. Dispense with plastic water bottles with SteriPEN Classic 3: Gear review SteriPEN Classic 3 can […]
We are often asked the question, “Is SteriPEN a filter?” The answer is no. Unlike filters, SteriPEN does not remove anything from the water. Instead, SteriPEN’s UV lamp renders microorganisms that could cause illness harmless (like viruses, giardia, and cryptosporidium). However, SteriPEN offers filter accessories for pre-treating water which is sometimes needed for effective purification. If you’re purifying clear water […]
What to bring: Our multi-day hiking packing list Antonio Cala and Amanda Zeisset, The Adventure Junkies, have been improving and modifying their hiking item list over the years based on their experience and travels around the world. Great to see their perfected hiking item list includes SteriPEN Ultra. Water Treatment System If the trail has access […]
Products That Enhance Traveling The SteriPEN Freedom from Hydro-Photon is the world’s first UV water purification device rechargeable via AC or USB. The pocket sized unit will purify 16 ounces of water in under a minute and provide 40 treatments per charge. Read the complete article.