VF 100 Village Bucket Filter
VF 100 Village Bucket Filter is a hollow fiber membrane filter that attaches to a bucket of water.
VF 100 Village Bucket Filter Kit has a 0.1-micron hollow membrane filter which removes bacteria, virus and protozoa. The filter kit assembly is simple and can be used with any plastic basket or plastic bottle.
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SDG 6: Clean water and sanitation
Households, disaster relief
The filter element is manufactured by NOK of Japan. All filters are assembled in Silverthorne, Colorado by the staff of volunteers of Village Water Filters.
Users can purchase the product directly from Business Connect.
Is this filter designed for individual, household, or community use?
Manufacturer-specified flow rate (L/hr)
Laboratory-evaluated log scale removal rate of bacteria
Does the system use microfiltration, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, or reverse osmosis?
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)
Description of materials of construction
Is there safe water storage integrated into this product?
What is the total number of liters that is recommended can be filtered?
The 0.1 micron absolute filter removes bacteria, protozoa and cysts. The product is designed to be simple with easy maintenance. It can be used with any plastic bucket or plastic bottle or even attached to a spigot with hose threads.
Instruction manuals for the filter assembly, filter backflushing, pre-filter cleaning and pre & post filter surveys are available online. For additional technical support, contact Village Water Filters.
Life of the filter is dependent on the turbidity of water and degree of operation maintenance. Use of a prefilter will extend its life.
The manufacturer aims to design simple and easy-to-use filters. However, the filter is not designed to remove dissolved solids, including chemicals and heavy metals.
VF 100 VIllage Bucket Filter has been tested in laboratory and field.
Regular cleaning and operational maintenance is necessary for optimal functional and life span of the product.
A plastic bucket or a plastic bottle, Village pre-filter
The filter removes bacteria and protozoa to meet the EPA water standards
The water filtered through the product is evaluated in a laboratory for biological contamination: enterovirus, protozoa (Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts) and bacteria (Raoultella terrigena and HPC).
The product is also evaluated in HIF Emergency Household Water Filter Challenge on the basis of ease of use, performance in different scenarios and logistics.
Videos on the product installation instructions, the technology in the product, and NGO training provided by Village Water Filters.
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