REVIEW Important Camelbak Groove is Not a Water Purifying System

I am a great believer in the value of drinking water to protect our health and if you have ever attended one of my seminars or read articles like ten reasons to drink water you will recall I recommend you carry water with you all the time.

Since I have written two large reviews on different water bottles on the market place one reader asked me about the Camelbak Groove water bottle with its unique filtering system and here is the results of my work.

The Camelbak Groove

According the company CamelBak this water bottle:

* has a BPA free plastic water bottle (as you know I still prefer stainless steel bottles even if Iron Man’s water bottle was a BPA free plastic bottle)

* has a Hydration Capacity of 20 oz  or 0.6 L

* is Dishwasher safe

* has a sustainable plant based filter that lasts approximately 3 months

* Is Spill Proof with the patented CamelBak Big Bite™ Valve

* is Not recommended for children according to CamelBak due to safety of bite valve.

* comes with the Camelbak lifetime guarantee

BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY

From the Camelbak website – the Camelbak Groove is NOT a water purifying filtration bottle it is only meant to improve the taste of the water just like a Brita Filter system. The Fresh™ Filter contained in the CamelBak® Groove™ is not a purifier and not certified to be effective against bacteria, cysts or viruses. The CamelBak® Groove™ is certified to reduce Chlorine, Taste and Odor.

This surprised me since when I read the marketing I thought this could be a great bottle to take when I am hiking in areas without pure water but it is not a purifying water filtering bottle like the Lifesaver Ultra Filtration Water Bottle.

With all this in mind, you may instead wish to read the detailed reviews of ten children’s stainless steel water bottles (includes a stainless steel CamelBak model) or the review on adults water bottles or maybe the review on Iron Man Tony Stark’s water bottle.

If you don’t care what I have to say and you just want to learn more about what other people say about the CamelBak Groove then click over to The Camelbak Groove

Best of Health to you,

David