It’s the end of the summer, hot outside and everyone is looking for a little extra water.
I don’t know about you, but I prefer drinking filtered water.
Those filtered water pitchers are great but most people drink the majority of their water away from the home, making them unavailable when needed. The people at WaterGeeks saw this problem and came up with a solution, a stainless steel filtered water bottle.
This unique water bottle filters the water as you are drinking it.
We were fortunate enough to get our hands on one to try out here at The Fun Times Guide to Living Green.
The Watergeeks Stainless Steel Water Bottle
Here are a couple of things that made this water bottle really stand out:
- Stainless Steel: Makes the bottle more durable and resistant to dents.
- Dishwasher Safe: Allows the bottle to be cleaned easily.
- Wide Mouth Neck With Large Threading: Making it easy to clean.
- Ergonomic Bottle Design: The bottle curves in toward the center of the bottle, allowing your hand to grip it perfectly.
- Transferable Lid: Watergeeks understands that you might have to leave the bottle at home while it’s being cleaned, so they created the filter to fit within the cap. This means that the lid and filter will fit any competitor’s bottle that has a 1.75” thread design.
Watergeeks Water Bottle Filters
The filters also come in 2 different designs…
1) The Tap Filter removes things such as:
- chlorine, bad taste, odor, lead, heavy metals, and other potential water contaminants
2) The Advanced Filter removes everything the Tap Filter does, in addition to:
- bacteria, cysts, cryptosporidium, protozoa, and other ground water contaminants.
I was able to test out the Advanced Filter and must say that the first few bottles of water I drank were difficult to get down… literally. The flow of water through the filtered cap was nearly non-existent for those first several bottles. This is most likely due to the “break in period” of the filter (as is common with most water filters).
However, as time went on, I did noticed that the water began to flow without much noticeable resistance.
I imagine the Tap Filter would be easier to drink from, due to the simpler filtration system.
WaterGeeks says that the 24 ounce capacity allows the bottle to prevent the use of over 800 plastic bottles that would typically be end up in a landfill.
Have you ever used a WaterGeeks bottle?
If not, what is your favorite waterbottle to use? Is it filtered or not?
I’m an outdoorsy and recently graduated from college yogi. In the past few years I’ve learned lots of simple steps to becoming greener and have found living green to not only be rewarding, but easy. I hope to pass on some of these simple ideas to you too!