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DIY “Straw-Style” Water Filter!
Homemade “Straw Style” Water Filter! Easy DIY. This Straw Style Water Filter is small, lightweight and powerful. Good to have when hiking/camping and ideal for in a SHTF/Emergency situation. 99.9% effective at removing many common disease/cancer causing water contaminants. Also is excellent for purifying rain (or tap) water. Full step-by-step instructions. Items needed: poultry baster, coffee filters, cotton balls (optional) and activated carbon. *All items found at dollar store – except the activated carbon ($6.00 at Walmart). Also sold at most aquarium supply stores. Filter should last for years with regular maintenance. The activated carbon is rated to last 5 1/2 months (24 weeks) if used continuously. Change cotton/coffee filters as needed.