WateROAM ROAMfilter Lite
A portable ceramic membrane filtration unit.
ROAMfilter Lite is a light and portable water filtration kit. With a capacity of 6 L/hr, this product filters water through a a gravity-fed ceramic membrane.
Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Malaysia.
Household water filtration products for low-resource environments
Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation
Households in rural communities and individuals in the area of a disaster.
Manufactured by WateROAM Ltd.
Directly from the manufacturer
Although the exact number of ROAMfilter Lite units distributed to date is unknown, they have been distributed to East Malaysia during flood relief efforts, to Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam, to Nepal after an earthquake, and to Myanmar after a flood.
How often/when should maintenance be performed?
Using the ROAMfilter Lite includes priming the membrane, then allowing the water to filter through the membrane. Design specifications include:
- Filter: Ceramic Membrane
- Pore Size: 0.5 micron
- Operating Pressure: 0.005 – 0.03 bar
- Weight: 400g
- pH Range: 4-10
- Membrane area: 0.025 meter sq
- Lifespan of Membrane: 3 years
The filter is made out of Alumina Silicate and is 0.5 micrometers and weighs 300 g.
Technical support available from the manufacturer
The ROAMfilter Lite filters >95% for particulates above 0.5µm at a flowrate of 3-6 L/hr.
Tested by manufacturer to remove 99.9999% of bacteria and 99.99% of viruses.
Not third-party tested
This product is not designed to remove taste, chemicals and heavy metals.
Safe water storage containers
Meets WHO standards for bacteria and virus reduction. However, no specifications for other regulations are published.
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