Aquatainer 10L Collapsible
The Aquatainer 10L Collapsible is a collapsible 10 L water container with a tap and handle for carrying and storing water.
The Aquatainer 10L Collapsible is a UV-stabilized and impact-resistant safe water container manufactured from food-grade low-density polyethylene without toxic elements. It comes with or without spigot (or faucet).
This product has distributed by NRS Relief in regions requiring humanitarian aid, such as Syria, West Africa, Nepal, Europe, and East Africa.
SDG 6: Clean water and sanitation
Individuals who collect and store water for household use.
NRS Relief is a product supplier to aid organizations. Users can also purchase it online through their distributor: The Level Market.
Over 40,000 water containers have been distributed by NRS Relief
Total volume capacity of the container (Liters)
Whether there is a tap for safer water dispensing (yes or no)
Whether there is a handle attached for carrying (yes or no)
Material the container is made out of (plastic, ceramic, metal, etc.)
The Aquatainer 10L Collapsible is manufactured with food grade LDPE (low-density polyethylene) and fitted with a built-in carrying handle and a removable cap for filling and discharge. It can withstand temperatures between -20 C and +50 C. It is impact resistant and has completed a drop test that consisted of 10 consecutive drops from a 2.50m height. It is also translucent and UV-stabilized.
A more detailed specification sheet is available here.
The total capacity of the aquatainer is 10L, the weight (without water) ranges from 190 – 230 grams. The average container wall thickness is 0.60 mm.
Technical support is provided by the manufacturer.
The Aquatainer completed a drop test that consisted of 10 consecutive drops from a 2.50 m height and passed without damages or leakage.
Testing was done by the manufacturer.
Safety in handling the container to prevent cracks
- ISO 14000: 2004 Environmental Management
- ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management, Sales, Business Development, Supply Chain Management, Warehousing, Relief Supplies
- ISO 17025: 2005 Testing and Calibration
The following are examples of research for safe water storage in low-income households:
Quick, Venczel et al., 1996, Narrow-mouthed water storage vessels and in situ chlorination in a Bolivian community: a simple method to improve drinking water quality, Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 54 (5), 1996 pp.511-516
Jim Wright, Stephen Gundry, and Ronan Conroy(2004); Household drinking water in developing countries: a systematic review of microbiological contamination between source and point-of-use; Tropical Medicine and International Health Vol. 9 pp. 106-117 January 2004
Eric D. Mintz, Fred M. Reiff, and Robert V. Tauxe (1995) Safe water treatment and storage in the home: A practical new strategy to prevent waterborne disease; Journal of the American Medical Association March 22/29 Vol. 273
John R. Lule, et al. 2005; Effect of home-based water chlorination and safe storage on diarrhea among persons with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Uganda; Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 54 (5), 2005 pp.926-933
Ram K. Shrestha, et al. 2006; Cost-effectiveness of home-based chlorination and safe water storage in reducing diarrhea among HIV-affected households in rural Uganda; Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 74 (5), 2006 pp.884-890
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