Water filtration seemed to take a serious leap forward this year at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market convention in Salt Lake City. Long are the days of vigorously pumping from a stream and still having to boil your water. Today’s filters take care of bacteria, viruses and protozoa in some unique ways from hollow fiber membranes, electrolysis and ultra-violet light. Here’s a look at the most innovative and effective water filtration devices that caught our eyes at the show.

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