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 […]
We get a lot of questions from customers asking why they should use a water purifier rather than filtering or adding chemicals to make water safe to drink. We thought it would be helpful to post a list of the top reasons to choose SteriPEN over filters and chemicals. SteriPEN vs. Chemicals
Like many SteriPEN customers, I am a casual camper and traveler. I’m usually not without access to ac power for more than a week at a time and I like to be able to purify a liter of water at a time, so I choose SteriPEN Ultra. My Ultra and SteriPEN’s other rechargeable model, the […]
Customers considering purchasing an internal rechargeable SteriPEN often need help understanding the differences between the Ultra or the Freedom and deciding which model will best meet their needs. We’re making that decision process a little easier by comparing the Ultra and the Freedom. (To compare all SteriPEN models, view our product comparison page.) Weight & Size Advantage: Freedom Freedom is the lightest and smallest UV portable […]
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We are often asked whether stainless steel and/or aluminum bottles are effective to use with SteriPEN water purifiers. The answer is a resounding “YES!” Stainless steel and aluminum water bottles have a lower impact on the environment than plastic, are sturdy so if you drop it along the trail, your water bottle likely won’t break. […]