Poor access to safe drinking water may be the biggest health issue for hundreds of millions of people around the world. Vestergaard Frandsen, the Swiss company that released everyone’s favorite Lifestraw personal water filter, has developed a similar product for the home. Project H Design, a charitable organization, is collecting donations to sponsor the purchase of Lifestraw Family for folks living in Mumbai, India.
Features of the device:
Filters a minimum of 15,000 litres of water – provides safe drinking water for a family for more
than 2 years (calculated approximately on a family’s consumption of 20 litres water/day).
Has a high flow rate. Removes minimum 99.9999% of all bacteria. Removes minimum 99.99% of all viruses. Removes minimum 99.9% of all parasites. Works even on highly turbid water. Complies with EPA guidelines for microbiological water purifiers. No electrical power or batteries required. No spare parts required for the lifetime of the product. No running water required. Easy-to-clean pre-filter as well as purifier cartridge. Easy-to-ship, carry and store.