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LIFESAVER Jerrycan

Posted by: Fabrizio Leonforte

Modified date: 10/10/2017

LIFESAVER Jerrycan

Categories

Technology field of reference: Other

Relevant sectors: Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Health

Availability: International


Technology Description

The LifeSaver Jerrycan is a microbiological water filter that uses ultra filtration technology to filter out viruses, bacteria, cysts and parasites from contaminated water sources. LifeSaver technology filters out bacteria to a minimum of Log 6 (99.9999%), viruses to a minimum of Log 4 (99.99%) and cysts to a minimum of Log 3 (99.9%) as specified by NSF Protocol 231, based on recommendations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It was very well accepted due to the simplicity of use and the large storage capacity

Location

Haiti

Year of implementation

2014


Manufacturer

LifeSaver