Fitting your bagpipe with a water trap is absolutely essential to reduce the amount of moisture getting to your reeds. There are numerous systems on the market aimed at reducing moisture.

Water Traps
Typically a tube based system that works without the use of silica gels:
- advantages: lightweight, low maintenance
- disadvantages: limited moisture control

Moisture control systems - with canister
These systems use silica gel or other dry pellets to absorb moisture:
- advantages: efficient moisture control
- disadvantages: weight, high maintenance