[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

RE: [pct-l] More Filter Issues


I was basically wondering about the removal of taste and odor, not
necessarily chemicals . . .

Thank you for your response.

J. Case

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-pct-l@backcountry.net [mailto:owner-pct-l@backcountry.net]On
> Behalf Of CHARLEY_RENN@ex.cv.hp.com
> Sent: Thursday, August 26, 1999 9:39 AM
> To: jcase@worldimage.com; PCT-L@backcountry.net
> Subject: RE: [pct-l] More Filter Issues
> Justin,
>     With the rule of thumb being, "when you're lost at sea, drink
> fresh water
> first, urine next, and sea water only as a last resort", it would
> seem that if a
> filter for urine (or sea water) could be devised, every boat out
> there would
> carry one.  I don't believe the technology exists.
> Charley
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Justin Case [mailto:jcase@worldimage.com]
> On a related note (and please take this seriously), what are the
> effects of
> filtering urine in an emergency situation?  Does it remove taste and odor?
> [Cringing to type this - yuk].  Many realize that urine can be a
> safe means of
> hydrating oneself in a "no other choice" predicament.  I'm not
> going to try it
> (so save your invitation), but it is something that I wonder if a
> filter will
> effect much.  [I can imagine a few readers running to try this now].
> * From the Pacific Crest Trail Email List |
http://www.backcountry.net   *

* From the Pacific Crest Trail Email List |  http://www.backcountry.net   *