Kevin Kassel, Aqus
Aqusafe filters are handheld membrane filters that attach to faucets or gravity-fed bucket attachments.
Organizations and investors include ENVenture, UNIOM, Palau Ministry of Education, and Right Now; along with the government of Ghana, Panama, Uganda and the Vatican.
VF100 Bucket filter, and other household filtration methods
Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation
Households, communities, villages with no access to clean water, disaster relief, military, schools, hospitals and outdoor adventurers
Is this filter designed for individual, household, or community use?
Manufacturer-specified flow rate (L/hr)
Laboratory-evaluated log scale removal rate of bacteria
Does the system use microfiltration, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, or reverse osmosis?
Laboratory-evaluated log scale removal rate of viruses
Laboratory-evaluated log scale removal rate of protozoa
Reduction levels of heavy metals and/or arsenic through this treatment system
Manufacturer-specified maximum level of inlet turbidity (NTU)
Range or value of outlet turbidity levels (NTU)
Description of materials of construction
Is there safe water storage integrated into this product?
What is the total number of liters that is recommended can be filtered?
The Aqus filters comprise one filter, one adapter and one filter cleaning syringe. The Aqus filter can treat down to 0.01 micron size with bacteria removal up to log scale 6. The design and installation are simple, doesn’t require any electricity and has no moving parts. A video on it’s working is available.
The filter weighs 46.4 g. Different parts included in bucket kit and faucet kit are available in the tech specifications.
Filter replacements are available from the manufacturer.
The Aqus filters do not keep out heavy metals, VOCs or chemicals.
Water from the Aqusafe filter is tested and certified in laboratories
It is recommended to soak the filter occasionally in a water bleach solution to prevent potential bacterial growth.
Safe water storage container
The water treated by the product has been evaluated for biological contamination by US and Ghana accreditated laboratories.
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