To see the different offerings of various water filter brands, check out the lightweight water filters list.
Water Filter BrandsThe Water Filter market isn't a big one so there are really only a few water filter brands that you need to choose from, which makes things easy.
Below you'll find some good water filter brands along with some information on the lightweight water filters that they produce. To get the complete picture about what products the different water filter brands offer, check out the lightweight water filters list.
Best Water Filter Brands List
- Katadyn - A popular water filter brand that makes mainly pump action water filters. Katadyn is popular with backpackers and hikers, and they make a good product. Their most popular product is probably the Hiker PRO, which is a great little water filter that comes in at 310 g, or .68 lbs.
- MSR - Another of the more popular water filter brands, MSR makes mainly pump action water filters, though they do make one rather innovative chemical treatment product called the MIOX. But their most popular product is probably the SweetWater Filter, which comes in at 320 g, or .7 lbs.
- Sawyer - Makers of a more niche product than some of the other water filter brands, Sawyer sticks almost exclusively to gravity filters. You can however buy the their filter without the extra equipment if you want to make your own water filtering system. Their most popular product though is probably the 2 Liter version of their Complete Water Filter System, which gives you everything you need for a gravity water filter system and weighs in at 453 g, or 1 lb.
- SteriPen - Another manufacturer of a niche product when compared to other water filter brands, SteriPen sticks to UV water purifiers. Their most popular product is probably the Classic Handheld Water Purifier, which weighs on 162 g, or .35 lbs (without the batteries).