Here's a handy gadget whether you're traveling in a foreign country or just taking a day hike and need a drink. Urban Pipeline LLC's enhanced pure water straw is compact and easy to use. It can be carried in a purse, backpack, luggage or glove compartment. The straw will clean up to 50 gallons of water, which ends up being like 378 half-liter bottles.

Here's a handy gadget whether you're traveling in a foreign country or just taking a day hike and need a drink. Urban Pipeline LLC's enhanced pure water straw is compact and easy to use. It can be carried in a purse, backpack, luggage or glove compartment. The straw will clean up to 50 gallons of water, which ends up being like 378 half-liter bottles.

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