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New water cleaning systems
« on: July 13, 2010, 12:12:45 PM »
Just ran across these on beprepared.com:

Seapack™ - For Salt or Fresh Water
http://beprepared.com/product.asp_Q_pn_E_WP%20P330_A_name_E_Seapack%E2%84%A2%20-%20For%20Salt%20or%20Fresh%20Water

HydroPack™ Emergency Filters
http://beprepared.com/product.asp_Q_pn_E_WP%20P302_A_name_E_HydroPack%E2%84%A2%20Emergency%20Filters

LifePack™ Emergency Filter
http://beprepared.com/product.asp_Q_pn_E_WP%20P310_A_name_E_LifePack%E2%84%A2%20Emergency%20Filter

These filters work on the basis of forward osmosis. Just as a tree root has sap (sugar and salt) inside it to attract water out of the ground, these filters use a sports drink syrup to create osmotic pressure and draw water molecules across its membrane filter. The result is a safe, lightly flavored sports drink for improved hydration.

They are made by:
http://www.htiwater.com/
Be Prepared with HTI's Suite of Personal Water and Desalination Filter Products

HTI's revolutionary forward osmosis water filtration products were originally developed in cooperation with the US Department of Defense for soldier hydration.  Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the goal of the project was to develop a means by which a soldier could drink any water found on the ground, no matter how contaminated.  There were a number of water technologies involved in the project, but critical to meeting the goals of the military was the ability to work well with muddy or turbid water. ?DARPA understood that forward osmosis was the only technology that had the potential to work unimpeded in thick, dirty water