Rainfresh MP4U Gravity Filter

Envirogard Products Ltd.

The Rainfresh MP4U Gravity Filter is a silver-impregnated ceramic tabletop filter.

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The Rainfresh MP4U Gravity Filter is a tabletop filter produced by the Canadian company Envirogard Products Ltd. and distributed in disaster response scenarios by Global Medic. The filter setup consists of four silver-impregnated ceramic cartridges, two buckets, a spigot for dispensing water, a filter gauge, cleaning mesh, and the necessary hardware for installation. The user fills the top bucket with dirty water and lets the clean water pass through the filters and into the bottom bucket at a max flow rate of 3 liters per hour.

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Global Medic has distributed more than 34,000 RainFresh MP4U Gravity filters in disaster response scenarios worldwide in partnership with local NGOs.

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

135 USD for retail to the public and 53 USD for partner NGOs

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

Other ceramic water filters with a safe water storage container such as the Tulip tabletop water filter, the Nazava two-bucket water filter, the Caminos de Agua water filter, and the Ugandan Purifaaya.

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)

Household, refugees, internally displaced peoples

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