Survivor Filter is a Canadian company with a simple goal – to provide people with access to clean water in any environment when they need it most. They offer emergency water filter systems for your Bug Out Bag, survival kit or just for the outdoors.  The Survivor Filter Triple Filtration Straw which filters down to 0.05 Microns and the Survivor Filter Pro Portable Pump Filter which filters down to a whopping 0.01 Microns! Today we are going to be taking a look at the Survivor Filter Triple Filtration Straw, so let’s get started.First of all, let’s take a quick look at the features and specifications of the Survivor Filter Triple Filtration Straw:

  • Triple Filtration to 0.05 microns, thanks to UF Filtration, Carbon Filtration and mesh – 4 times more efficient than the competition at 0.2 micron

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  • Dual Filters (Ultra and Carbon) are removable and can be cleaned or replaced by purchasing on Amazon or Survivor Filter website as needed. Plus, comes with 4 extra mesh filters!
  • BPA Free and Weighs only 3.5 ounces. Fits just about anywhere (7 inches long X 1 inch wide) and Comes with detailed instructions and How to Use Manual.
  • Can be used directly from fresh water source, or firmly attached to a soda bottle, making the Survivor Filter the Most Versatile Personal Water Filter Straw Available.
  • Has a special mouthpiece, an integrated cap to keep the mouthpiece clean and produces a flow rate of 200 ml. (7 ounces) per minute.


  • To operate, remove the protective cap from the mouthpiece, stick the other end directly into the fresh water source and suck water through the mouthpiece. The threaded end can also be screwed onto standard pop bottles for easy purification on the go.


The Survivor Filter Triple Filtration Straw uses a three-stage treatment method with two types of filtration that are easily replaceable. The first stage is a Mesh pre-filter, followed by a medical grade hollow fibre membrane filter (Ultra Filter), and finally an Activated Carbon Filter. The Mesh Pre-Filter prevents particles of soil, sand and debris from entering the Ultra Filter. The Ultra Filter consists of hollow fibre membranes that remove pollen, algae, bacteria, viruses, germs, toxins and heavy metals from the water. The last stage of filtration is the Activated Carbon Filter. Activated Carbon has the ability to attract and trap chemicals and impurities in water. As the water passes through the carbon, the contaminants are drawn into the surface of the carbon granules, which act like a magnet trapping impurities that have managed to make it past the Ultra Filter and Mesh Pre-Filter the first two filtration levels, into the carbon This combination of filters can cleanse up to 1000 litres or 264 gallons of water before needing to be cleaned or replaced. No chemicals are used and tests have shown that it will remove 99.99% of Dirt, Bacteria, Protozoa,Viruses, Chlorine, Heavy Metals and other Contaminants from fresh water sources and meets EPA guidelines. (Click here for product testing reports.)survivor10

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After the filter has proccessed around 1000 litres of contaminated water, the flow rate may decrease or stop completely as the filters have become clogged. If this happens in a filter such as the Lifestraw Personal (click here for our review), you will have to throw the filter away and buy a new one as the ability to backwash the Lifestraw is very limited and it cannot be taken apart for cleaning. The Sawyer Mini filter (check out our review here) can be backwashed more efficiently than the Lifestraw as it is shipped with a large syringe which fits into the mouthpiece of the Sawyer Mini filter and injects a high pressure flow of air which flushes out the Sawyer Mini’s hollow fibre membranes. The Survivor Filter, on the other hand, can actually be taken apart for thorough cleaning. The Ultra Filter and Mesh Pre-Filter can be removed and soaked in vinegar for a more thorough clean. Do not soak the Activated Carbon Filter in vinegar though, as this will decrease the effectiveness of the carbon granules.

With the Lifestraw Personal being the largest, the Sawyer Mini the smallest and the Survivor Filter in between, which is the better compromise of size, weight and filter effectiveness?

  • Lifestraw Personal: largest but no extra features, average single stage filter, $30 current RRP.
  • Survivor Filter: smaller than Lifestraw Personal but larger than Sawyer Mini, above average 3 stage filter design, comes with spare mesh pre-filters, $30 current RRP.
  • Sawyer Mini: Smallest, most features – water pouch and straw, above average single stage filter, $25 current RRP.

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Out of the three, the Survivor Filter would make it to the top of the list as it filters down to 0.05 microns and is the best designed packing the most features into one unit still keeping a reasonable price. The Sawyer Mini would be the second best choice, as it filters down to 0.1 microns and comes with the added bonus of a water pouch, extension straw and backwash syringe. The Lifestraw Personal would come in at the end of the list, not because it is not functional, but because of its large size and the fact that it only filters to 0.2 microns, although this level of filtration is fine for most circumstances. The Lifestraw Personal is great for use when hiking, camping and backpacking. The Sawyer Mini is a great choice for hiking, camping, backpacking, Bug Out Bags and as a water filtration system in a disaster that leaves your water supply contaminated. The Survivor Filter is a great choice for any situation where you need clean water, especially if the water available is contaminated with bacteria, viruses, chemicals and heavy metals. Such a situation may be caused by floods, hurricanes, earthquakes or any other natural/man made disaster.



buy provigil in mexico We rate the Survivor Filter Triple Filtration Straw at a solid 5 out of 5 stars and highly recommend it for:

  • Survival Kits
  • Bug Out Bags
  • GO Bags
  • INCH Bags
  • Traveling in third world countries
  • Missionary trips
  • Backcountry hiking and camping
  • And lots more!

So… click here to order yours now.

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