Five ways to upgrade your old water bottle

It's time to let go of the free one you got in college.

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Drop-in purification lets any vessel become a self-contained water-cleansing system. No matter who you are—or what mountaintop, elliptical machine, or TPS report you need to conquer—crisp, fresh-tasting H2O can go right along with you. Just fill any of these fine flagons at the nearest tap, and drink up.

CamelBak Podium Chill Insulated Water Bottle
Geigerrig RIG 700M Hydration Pack
Hydrapak Stash Water Bottle
Hydro Flask Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle
MIU COLOR 18.5 oz Glass Water Bottle

This article was originally published in the March/April 2017 issue of Popular Science, under the title “Carry Water.”


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Corinne Iozzio is the former Editor-in-Chief of Popular Science. In that role, she oversaw an award-winning crew of science journalists—both editors and writers—who are obsessed with shining a light on the thousands of ways science and technology transform our lives daily. She lives in Washington Heights in New York City (or, as she affectionately refers to it, “Upstate Manhattan”) with her partner, an ever-expanding collection of vintage hand-blown glass, and a talkative tuxedo cat hellbent on knocking it all to pieces.