• REMOVESBacteria & Parasites
  • REMOVESMicroplastics
  • REDUCESChemicals
  • REDUCESLead
  • REMOVESDirt & Silt
  • REMOVESViruses
  • REDUCESPFAS

THIS PRODUCT IS IDEAL FOR:

Camping
Camping
Survival
Survival
  • High performance purifier protects against 99.999% of viruses (including Rotavirus, Hepatitis A), 99.999999% of bacteria (including E. coli, Salmonella), 99.999% of parasites (including Giardia, Cryptosporidium), 99.999% of microplastics, dirt, sand, and cloudiness
  • Filters up to 3.1 gallons (12 L) per hour, perfect for communities without access to safe water, household filtration, and survival
  • The long-lasting microbiological purifier provides up to 4,755 gallons (18,000 liters) of safe water
  • This product gives back: one purchase, one child, one year of safe water
  • Membrane ultrafilter purifies water and protects against 99.999% of viruses, 99.999999% of bacteria, 99.999% of parasites, 99.999% of microplastics, dirt, sand, and cloudiness; 0.02 micron pore size
  • Meets NSF/ANSI P231 standard for reduction of viruses, bacteria and parasites
  • Membrane ultrafilter lasts up to 4,755 gal |18,000 L 
  • Weight: 1.17 lbs | 0.53kg 
  • Hose length: 39.36 in
  • Filter size: 12.59 in
  • Product length: 60.24 in
  • Max flow rate: 3.1 gal/hr | 12 L/hr
  • BPA-free

LifeStraw Family

SURVIVAL WATER PURIFIER WITH VIRUS REMOVAL

Regular price $69.09 $48.36
LifeStraw Family is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 6.
One purchase = One year of clean water for 1 child
  • Protects against viruses, bacteria, parasites, microplastics, dirt, sand, and cloudiness
  • Independently lab tested, durable and BPA-free
  • Every fill avoids single use plastic bottled water!
  • Get replacement filters and accessories here
Regular price $69.09 $48.36
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  • High performance purifier protects against 99.999% of viruses (including Rotavirus, Hepatitis A), 99.999999% of bacteria (including E. coli, Salmonella), 99.999% of parasites (including Giardia, Cryptosporidium), 99.999% of microplastics, dirt, sand, and cloudiness
  • Filters up to 3.1 gallons (12 L) per hour, perfect for communities without access to safe water, household filtration, and survival
  • The long-lasting microbiological purifier provides up to 4,755 gallons (18,000 liters) of safe water
  • This product gives back: one purchase, one child, one year of safe water
  • Membrane ultrafilter purifies water and protects against 99.999% of viruses, 99.999999% of bacteria, 99.999% of parasites, 99.999% of microplastics, dirt, sand, and cloudiness; 0.02 micron pore size
  • Meets NSF/ANSI P231 standard for reduction of viruses, bacteria and parasites
  • Membrane ultrafilter lasts up to 4,755 gal |18,000 L 
  • Weight: 1.17 lbs | 0.53kg 
  • Hose length: 39.36 in
  • Filter size: 12.59 in
  • Product length: 60.24 in
  • Max flow rate: 3.1 gal/hr | 12 L/hr
  • BPA-free
LifeStraw Family

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from So practical I bought this product in 2013 and have used it in our household of two. We live in the mountains in the Caribbean, and it turns the local river and rain water into clear purified water. Tastes great and still holding up as it is durable and well made.
Date published: 2018-11-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Functions Well but . . . I harvest rainwater for cooking and drinking. Needless to say I need a gravity water filter. Lifestraw does the job but has some shortcomings. I have owned 3 of these and continuously used this product for about two years now. The first added a gawd awful plastic odor to the water, returned it to Amazon and got another, in the interim got the idea to flush out the the system with a couple gallons of tap water. When I got the replacement I did just that, no odor. I give the product 3 stars for the following observations . . . It will not, does not filter the microscopic particles in tap water! The stats for Brita and Lifestraw are the same but Brita will take out half the particles while Lifestraw virtually none! I have spent 20 years of my 69 years in the U.S. Army. I've spent plenty of time in the sticks, jungle and desert. For the life of me I can't figure out the rationale for the 4 foot tubing! Cutting the tube and reattaching is pretty much impossible without a way to heat the tube to get back on. To me, a serious shortcoming!!! Replacement filters are not available! Why? The pre-filter mesh basket is a joke. Clogs easily!!! I substituted with a mesh coffee filter which I, thankfully, already had. Replacement pre-filters are also not available!! Dumb!!! Replacement tubing can be gotton at a hardware store, I guess. With all the parts that can't be replaced and no real guidance on how or when to clean it seems this item is ripe for mold collection in time.
Date published: 2019-01-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This is an amazing device! Literally a lifesaver First off...I don’t normally write reviews. But after reading Granpas review today I had to say something...After spending three months in the Philippines where clean water for cooking, cleaning and drinking is a truly scarce commodity I can safely say that the life straw family is superior in all ways that matters than a Brita. The statement that a Brita filter is better is misleading and dangerous. From the Brita site “The Brita® LONGLAST® filter is not intended to purify water. Do not use with water that is microbiologically unsafe or of unknown quality without adequate disinfection before or after the system. Individuals requiring water of special microbiological purity should follow the advice of their doctor or local health officials regarding the use and consumption of their tap water and Brita filtered water.”. Lifestraw is a must for anyone going to a third world country, who has relatives there or for any flood victims this is far more practical than bottled waters on any kind of long term basis I don’t normally write reviews period todayAfter spending three months in the shopping we are clean drinking water is there into premium
Date published: 2019-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love my Flex Any item from Lifestraw is no longer just for emergency preparedness or camping, it should be considered a household staple. I am comforted knowing my family is safe when drinking water from any tap.
Date published: 2019-01-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Increases the TDS The TDS rose by 20 ppm. There is no way that the water came out cleaner.
Date published: 2019-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great way to get prepared Came in timely fashion looks like a great buy hopefully won’t have to use it anytime soon but great to have for emergencies
Date published: 2019-01-04
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Is the LifeStraw Family effective against cyanotoxins?

Asked by: Jackie273
To get the broadest range of protection, the carbon filters in select LifeStraw products with 2-stage filtration can absorb and reduce 80-85% of the remaining excreted extracellular toxins from the spore ruptures. The following LifeStraw products contain carbon filters in addition to hollow fiber membrane filters: LifeStraw Steel, LifeStraw Universal, LifeStraw Go with 2-stage filtration, LifeStraw Flex, LifeStraw Flex w/ Gravity Bag LifeStraw Play, and LifeStraw Home water filter pitcher.
Answered by: lifestraw
Date published: 2020-03-05

Will the Family model be available again? Page says "sold out" but no other info.

Asked by: Phil
This may not be available for a couple of weeks but it can still be purchased on Amazon.
Answered by: lifestraw
Date published: 2020-02-26

Does this product filter out pfos/pfas?

Asked by: Cait
This product does not filter PFAs.
Answered by: lifestraw
Date published: 2020-01-27

How can I clean the plastic tube attached to the filter?. It looks a bit green and dirty. Thank you?

Asked by: Leslie
If any mold or buildup is growing in the plastic hose connection, you can use a long, small stick/wire attaching with a soft brush/cotton bud to clean the inside of the hose with dishwashing detergent. Then rinse the hose thoroughly with tap water before reconnecting it again.
Answered by: lifestraw
Date published: 2019-10-05

Will this filter out salt?

Asked by: Sailinggypsies
Hi there! This will not filter salt of out water.
Answered by: LifeStraw Help Desk
Date published: 2019-03-19

After using the LifeStraw Family 1.0 Portable Gravity Powered Water Purifier, will freezing temperatures compromise it's filtering capabilities?

Asked by: DeClean
I'm sorry I haven't used my filter yet. Would you know if the filter contains any Carbon?
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-01-07

What are the physical dimensions of this version?

Asked by: Wolfie
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