General Ecology water purifiers utilize our unique, proprietary "Structured Matrix" chemical-free technology to offer the highest level of water purification instantly without chemicals, pretreatment, double pumping or hold time.
General Ecology's water purifiers remove viruses, bacteria, and protozoa, plus many organic and inorganic chemical and aesthetic contaminants at the highest "purification" micron level (0.4 microns absolute) to provide great tasting water while protecting against water related disease.
First Need Deluxe Water Purifiers like all General Ecology Water Purifiers are certified to meet EPA Microbiological Purification Standard against cysts, bacteria AND virus!
First Need Deluxe Water Purifier - More than Just Hydration
Independently certified to meet EPA Microbiological Purification Standards against cysts, bacteria & virus! Excels at chemical and aesthetic contaminant removal! No chemicals, hold time, or double pumping
Super Easy Purification. First Need purifies naturally, without chemicals, hold time or electricity. Pure water when and where you need it!
First Need Pump: reliable · easy grip, palm molded handle · double action pump - fast flow with less work · field serviceable.
Gravity Assist Kit- "hands free" purification without pumping, even with a clogged canister!
First Need "Structured MatrixT" Sealed Canister: no brushing, scraping, or contact with contaminants · integral safety cover · backwashable.
"Direct ConnectT"- purifier attaches snugly to many popular trail and bike bottles. And More: long non-kink intake hose · self cleaning pre-filter with adjustable float · water resistant nylon tote bag.
Award Winning: 2002 "Gear of the Year Award" Outside magazine 2002 Buyer's Guide · 2000 Consumers Choice Award - OutdoorReview.com.