BeFree Water Filtration System 3.0 L


BeFree Water Filtration System is a foldable water reservoir pack with an integrated filter.

Product description Brand name and product description

The BeFree Water Filtration System 3.0 L is a 3.0 L gravity powered or hand-operated squeeze filter reservoir pack with a 0.1 micron hollow fiber filter that filters up to 2 L of unfiltered water per minute. It is designed to remove protozoa (99.99%) and bacteria (99.9999%) from fresh water from clear lakes, rivers, streams, faucets or fountain, and made for outdoor activities such as backpacking, camping and hikes or for emergency preparedness. This product was designed by Katadyn, a Switzerland-based company with distribution dealers in Europe, North America and Asia.


Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

BeFree Water Filtration System is available for direct purchase online at Amazon, REI and Campsaver.  The Katadyn website also provides a store finder of Katadyn dealers around the world according to location.

This product has been used by NGOs, militaries, and by the Katadyn group in collaboration with organizations such as World Hope International for disaster relief.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

59.95 USD (Amazon, REI and Campsaver)

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Humanitarian organizations, military, backpackers, hikers, and campers.

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