Pura Water Bucket
The Pura Water Bucket is safe drinking water container for household use.
Manufactured by NRS Relief, the Pura Water Bucket is a non-collapsible, heavy-duty, 14 L plastic bucket with tight-fitting lid, handle and attached clip-on cap.
This product has distributed by NRS Relief in regions requiring humanitarian aid, such as Syria, West Africa, Nepal, Europe, and East Africa.
Price requested on quote.
Other water containers such as the Oxfam Bucket, CDC SWS Container, and standard jerrycans.
SDG 6: Clean water and sanitation
Individuals who collect and store water for household use.
This product is manufactured by NRS Relief at their production facility, H. Sheikh Noor-ud-Din & Sons, in Lahore, Pakistan.
User can contact NRS Relief to request a quote or a sample product.
Over 40,000 water containers have been distributed by NRS Relief as of 2017.
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 Pura Water Bucket container is manufactured from HDPE (high-density polyethylene), is durable and UV resistant. The top is reinforced to prevent ovaling. The walls meet the bottom of the bucket with a curved inside surface to prevent dirt accumulation and to facilitate cleaning. It has a tight fitted lid with a push-on cap.
This product is 14 L with a top diameter of 300 mm and a height of 300 mm.
Technical support is provided by the manufacturer.
Provide a method of safe water storage for disaster relief.
This product is UNHCR/ICRC/IFRC Standard and has been tested by the manufacturer.
Only tested by the manufacturer
Safety in handling the bucket to prevent cracks and breaking
The product has been evaluated by the NRS Relief Fund
The following are examples of research for safe water storage in low-income households:
“Household water treatment and safe storage options in developing countries: A review of current implementation practices” by Daniele S. Lantagne, Robert Quick, and Eric D. Mintz
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, 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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