VillageWater Purifier > VillageWater 500
Reliable, Safe Water for 500 People / Day
- Completely Self-Contained
- Solar Powered with Foot Pump
- Integrated Battery Backup
- Assembles in Less Than an Hour
- Save Lives with Awesome Water Quality
|Max Flow Rate||225 liters / hour (60 gal / hour)|
|Disinfection Rate||U.S. EPA quality: bacteria and viruses|
|Dimensions||1.2m x 0.9m x 0.6m (4ft x 3ft x 2ft)|
|Weight||64 kg (141 lbs)|
|Power Source||Two 15W solar panels and foot pump|
|Operating Temp||2 °C to 43 °C (35 °F to 110 °F)|
|Max Water Temp||32 °C (90 °F)|
|Design Life||5 years (<27 bulb starts / day)|
|Product #||Water Source||Flow Rate (L / Hr)||People / Day||Hrs of Sun / Hrs of Operation||Solar Panel||Water Pump||Pressure Regulator|
|500W||Well||225||500||10 / 10||30W||Foot pump||n/a|
|500S||Surface1||225||500||10 / 10||30W||Foot pump||n/a|
|500T||Elevated Tank2||225||500||10 / 10||30W||n/a||n/a|
|500P||Domestic3||225||500||10 / 10||30W||n/a||Included|
Note on VillageWater Purity Test Results:
A prior version of VillageWater has been demonstrated to remove more than 99.9999% of bacteria and more than 99.99% of viruses at flow rates up to 2,650 liters per hour from visually clear water at 25 degrees C under circumstances similar to the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s ("U.S. EPA") Guide Standard and Protocol for Testing Microbiological Water Purifiers during testing performed at The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA.
Increased dissolved solids, total organic carbon and turbidity, along with decreased temperatures, will reduce the effectiveness of this unit.
1 Lakes, Rivers or Streams. System includes input hose, stainless steel source & inline strainers.
2 Elevated input tank not included. Pump not required or included.
3 System uses water pressure regulator (included). Pump not required or included.