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20 Dec 2004

water purification
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whats the best way to purify water when ur travelling to a country where the tap water is not drinkable
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01 Jan 0001

The best method is to use a ceramic water purifier. This device works by pumping water through minute pores in a ceramic and carbon core. Also, using water purification tablets, or boiling the water, are cheaper methods and adequate for most circumstances.

You can buy ceramic water purifiers and tablets at reputable outdoor equipment stores such as Cape Union Mart, and some pharmacies. Make sure you understand exactly how to use these methods, and know when to replace filters.
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