Safi Water Filters
Safi Water Treatment Solutions
Safi Water Filters are ceramic filters designed for households and community purposes in 2 size models.
Safi Water Filters are tabletop ceramic filters in two size ranges: T9 Family Water Filter with capacity of 18 liters suitable for a family and T20 Group Water Filter with a capacity of 40 liters ideal for large families, clinics, offices etc. These filters treat and store the water safely until consumption.
Malawi mainly with exports in Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia and Afghanistan
Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation
Households and small group communities
The product is manufactured in Malawi by Safi Water Treatment.
Registered in Malawi
Users can contact the manufacturer in Malawi for general inquiries and bulk orders
Description of the type of ceramic filter (pot, candle, or disk)
What primary material is used (ceramic, mud, clay etc.)?
Additional materials added to improve disinfection
Manufacturer-specified flow rate (L/hr)
Laboratory-evaluated log scale removal rate of bacteria
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)
How often/when should maintenance be performed?
What is the total number of liters that is recommended can be filtered?
Is there safe water storage integrated into this product?
Water is poured into the upper container and filtered through the ceramic material with uniform pore size for 3-5 hours. Then, the filtered water is stored in the lower bucket.
User manual for T9 Family Water Filter installation is provided by the manufacturer. Contact the manufacturer for assistance.
When the filtration rate becomes very slow (roughly after one year of use) the ceramic filter needs to be replaced. The filter can be purchased from a nearby distributor.
The Safi Water Filter reduces bacterial concentration and stores the filtered water in a sealed container.
National Microbiology Reference Laboratory in Malawi
For muddy water, leave the water overnight to settle the mud and then decant it to pour in the tabletop filter. Wash the filter element regularly with cloth or brush, do not ever use soap.
For very turbid or muddy water, a prefilter is designed to be used with Safi filter.
The product is certified by Ministry of Health, Malawi and complies to Malawi Bureau of Standards for drinking water.
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