Nancie Weston and Travis Merrigan

Grayl is a portable water bottle purifier.

Product description Brand name and product description

GRAYL is a portable water purifier bottle that is mostly used for emergency preparedness or outdoor activities including international travel. The filter is able to remove 99.99% of viruses (e.g. Rotavirus, Norovirus, Hepatitis A), 99.9999% of bacteria (e.g. E Coli, Salmonella, Dysentery), and 99.9% of protozoan cysts (e.g. Giardia, Cryptosporidium, Amoebae). It was developed by Nancie Weston and Travis Merrigen. This product is offered in mainly two different types of bottles: Geopress and Ultralight.

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?"

This product is available online at GRAYL’s website for purchase.

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

Geopress Purifier – 90 USD 

Ultralight compact purifier – 70 USD

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Primary competitors include Lifesaver bottle, Life Straw GO, Water to-go bottleKatadyn My BottleSawyer filter bottle, and many other membrane filter bottles in the market.

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)


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