Philips Water To-Go Eco-Friendly Filtering Bottle For Outdoors

Last updated date: September 26, 2022

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9.3

Philips Water To-Go Eco-Friendly Filtering Bottle For Outdoors

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We looked at the top Water Filters For Outdoors and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Water Filter For Outdoors you should buy.

Update as September 23, 2022:
Checkout The Best Water Filter For Outdoors for a detailed review of all the top water filters for outdoors.

Overall Take

Available in five fun colors, this water filter for outdoors is a must for hikers and campers. It's nice and lightweight and features a strap for carrying or attaching to a backpack. The bottle's filter is able to successfully eliminate up to 99.99% of bacteria, viruses and chlorine from freshwater sources.


In our analysis of 16 expert reviews, the Philips Water To-Go Eco-Friendly Filtering Bottle For Outdoors placed 4th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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๐€ ๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ž๐ญ๐ž ๐–๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ซ-๐ญ๐จ-๐†๐จ ๐’๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง: This squeezable water filter bottle is designed to work with two interchangeable filters – the Adventure Filter (included) eliminates contaminants from freshwater sources. such as river lake or spring water, the Fitness Filter removes impurities from tap water (sold separately). ๐“๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฒ & ๐‡๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ญ๐ก: Instantly improves the taste of water by reducing chlorine and particulates (taste and odor). Enjoy of cleaner, fresher-tasting drinking water. (*Activated carbon water filters generally DO NOT reduce minerals or TDS). The lightweight drinking water bottle are made of food-grade plastic and free of harmful chemicals such as BPA. You can choose between the fitness filter and the adventure filter based on your applicable usage scenarios. ๐†๐ซ๐ž๐ž๐ง ๐€๐๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ž ๐…๐ข๐ฅ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ(๐ˆ๐ง๐œ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐๐ž๐): The innovative electro-adsorptive filter instantly transforms water from freshwater sources (such as river or lake water) into clean drinking water by reducing up to 99.999% of viruses and bacteria. Ideal for sports, like: hiking, camping ect. ๐๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ž ๐…๐ข๐ญ๐ง๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ ๐…๐ข๐ฅ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ(๐’๐จ๐ฅ๐ ๐’๐ž๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ฅ๐ฒ): The innovative activated carbon fiber filter, when compared to a conventional carbon block filter, adsorbs impurities faster, instantly improving the taste of tap water by reducing lead, pesticides, and up to 99% chlorine. Ideal for sports, like Running, cycling, football, basketball, soccer, hockey, gym workout ect. Also perfect for daily use. ๐„๐š๐ฌ๐ฒ ๐“๐จ ๐”๐ฌ๐ž & ๐‡๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ฅ๐ž-๐…๐ซ๐ž๐ž: With just a light squeeze, this bottle delivers 20 oz. of clean drinking water in an instant – no pumping or waiting. Dishwasher Safe (except the filter). ๐ƒ๐ข๐ฌ๐ก๐ฐ๐š๐ฌ๐ก๐ž๐ซ ๐’๐š๐Ÿ๐ž (except the filter). ๐†๐จ๐จ๐ ๐…๐จ๐ซ ๐„๐ง๐ฏ๐ข๐ซ๐จ๐ง๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ: Using the reusable water bottle lowers your carbon footprint and helps contribute to a healthier planet by reducing your use of disposable bottles. ๐๐š๐œ๐ค๐š๐ ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ƒ๐ž๐ญ๐š๐ข๐ฅ๐ฌ: This SKU contains an adventure filter. Each package contains one Philips Active Bottle with one filter. You can choose between the fitness filter and the adventure filter based on your applicable usage scenarios. ๐†๐จ๐จ๐ ๐…๐จ๐ซ ๐„๐ง๐ฏ๐ข๐ซ๐จ๐ง๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ: Using the reusable water bottle lowers your carbon footprint and helps contribute to a healthier planet by reducing your use of disposable bottles.

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An Overview On Water Filters For Outdoors

Whether you are hiking in the remote backcountry or traveling abroad, having access to clean drinking water is essential. Packing a portable water filtration system is one of the best ways to protect yourself from contaminants like bacteria, viruses and heavy metals to ensure you always have refreshing, safe water on hand.

There are many different types of filtration systems, from electric, pump and gravity-powered varieties, to straw-style and bottle filters. No matter which one you choose, every device should have an internal component, like a cartridge, that strains out debris, protozoa and bacteria using microscopic pores. Over time and after a certain number of uses, the component must be cleaned or replaced to keep working as intended.

Many systems also include activated carbon and pre-filter elements. The carbon removes colors, odors and nasty flavors like chlorine, and reduces contaminants like pesticides and man-made chemicals. Meanwhile, the pre-filter removes large particles โ€” think: silt, leaf debris and sediment โ€” before the water reaches the second component, which strains out the microscopic contaminates. A pre-filter can help improve the device’s water flow rate and extend the life of all of its elements.

Some of the most common portable water filtration systems include the pump, which draws water via an intake hose from a stream, pond or other source into a bottle or bag; the squeeze bag or bottle, a reservoir that you squeeze to send the water through a filtration element; and the straw, a literal straw with a built-in element that allows you to safely slurp water directly from the source.

Electric-powered models are the most advanced and can filter over 15 ounces of water per minute.ย  They draw water from sources using a hole, but no manual pumping is required. While this option is also the priciest, it is a great investment for those who have access to a power source, batteries or a mobile charger.

The Water Filter For Outdoors Buying Guide

  • There is a difference between a water filter and purifier; the former removes physical sediment, bacteria, protozoa and cysts but may not remove smaller viruses, like norovirus and hepatitis A. However, while a purifier may remove all types of contaminants, it doesnโ€™t remove sentiment.
  • Outdoor water filtration systems vary greatly in price.
  • Carefully read the directions that come with your water filtration system; every product works differently and there are precise steps to avoid cross-contamination (mixing untreated water with clean water).
  • For the best results, find water that is as clear as possible before filtering. Even if your device has a pre-filter, sentiment in murky water can slow down the filtration process or make it less effective.