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Portable Water purification Systems
Safe drinking water is often taken for granted, and seldom is provision made for a safe backup supply. During emergency situations, a piped water supply may not be available, and surface water from rivers, streams, or ponds may present the only source of water. This water may be dirty, have an unpleasant taste, smell bad and is often a source of disease. Even clear and apparently fresh water may be polluted with disease-causing pathogens.
Sawyer uses the hollow fiber membrane technolog used in kidney dialysis. To improve both the filtration rates and longevity of the filter, Sawyer wanted something even more precise and rugged. To make it a superior solution, the fiber composition had to deliver exactly 0.1 & 0.02 micron filtration 100% of the time to ensure no bacteria would get through, and the membranes had to be sturdy enough to withstand backwashing which allows the filter to be cleaned and reused.
Sawyer's proprietary water filters are comprised of tiny U� shaped micro-tubes that allow water to enter into their core through minuscule micro-pores. Contaminates get trapped in the tubes while the decontaminated water passes freely through. The high number of those tiny tubes and their significant surface area allow the filter to have one of the fastest flow rates available in the world. This high flow rate makes our filters easily utilized as point-of-use solutions, which has eliminated the need to store water, which can lead to contaminated water.
Each Sawyer filter is certified for ABSOLUTE microns; that means there is no pore size larger than 0.1 or 0.02 micron in size. This makes it impossible for harmful bacteria, protozoa, or cysts like E. coli, Giardia, Vibrio cholerae and Salmonella typhi (which cause Cholera and Typhoid) to pass through the Sawyer PointONE biological filter. At 7 log (99.99999%) the filter attains the highest level of filtration available today.
If viruses are an issue, we offer the Point ZeroTWO Purifier (0.02 micron absolute pores). This is the first and thus far only portable purification device to physically remove viruses. And it does it at a >5.5 log (99.9997%) rate, exceeding EPA and NSF recommendations.
Sawyer's revolutionary technology has also been implement in projects by the United Nations, and is currently being used in more than 70 countries around the world. Sawyer's filters are so powerful, they could not actually be used for kidney dialysis anymore, as they would now remove beneficial particulates from human blood. They've been field tested for years by dozens of companies, professionals and are solving the global water crisis for hundreds of thousands of individuals internationally.
When it comes to ensuring the safety of those who have trusted us to provide the most advanced solutions on the market, nothing less than 100% is good enough. All Sawyer Hollow Fiber Membrane filters are small, portable, easy-to-use, reliable, inexpensive, and can last a lifetime without needing to be replaced.
Personal Walter Filter
||Our most popular filter. The Sawyer MINI Water Filter is rated to 0.1 micron absolute, weighs only 2 ounces, and filters up to 100,000 gallons! This award winning system is reliable and easy to use.
The MINI can be attached to the included collapsible drinking pouch, inline on a hydration pack, on a standard soda bottle, or use the included drinking straw. Like all Sawyer filters, the Sawyer MINI Water Filter can be backwashed (with the included syringe). That means no expensive cartridges to replace, ever.
- Ideal for outdoor recreation, hiking, camping, scouting, domestic and international travel and emergency preparedness
- The MINI removes 99.99999% of Salmonella, cholera and E.coli; removes 99.9999% of giardia and cryptosporidium
- High performance filter fits in the palm of your hand, weighs 2 ounces and filters up to 100,000 gallons
- Attaches to included drinking pouch, standard disposable bottles (28 mm thread), hydration packs, or use the straw
- 1 Sawyer MINI Water Filter with Tip Cap
- 1 16 oz Reusable Squeeze Pouch
- 1 7' Drinking Straw
- 1 Cleaning Plunger (Syringe)
- Cleaning and Maintenance Instructions
Filter Material: Hollow Fiber
Removes: Bacteria, Protozoa, E. Coli, Giardia, Vibrio cholerea, Salmonella Typhi
Cartridge Life: up to 100,000 gallons
Weight: 2 oz
MADE IN THE U.S.A.