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Safe Drinking Water in the Wilderness

Lecture no. 15 from the course: Outdoor Fundamentals: Everything You Need to Know to Stay Safe

Safe Drinking Water in the Wilderness

Taught by Professor Elizabeth K. Andre | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Hobby & Leisure Courses

If you’re out in the backcountry for more than a day, you’re going to need to treat water to. Make it safe for drinking—removing sediment, bacteria, and other microorganisms that might make you sick. Reflect on your different options for filtering or purifying water, from boiling to chemical treatments, and the pros and cons of each.


August 22, 2019