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Old 03-22-2013, 04:33 PM   #4550
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Originally Posted by 6USMC6 View Post
If there are any critters pissing in it, drinking it unfiltered is a good way to get giardia.
If the stream is moving quickly (white water) I would not hesitate to drink it, unless it was immediately downstream from a beaver pond.

A fast flow will quickly kill any bacteria.
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