VillageWater Purifier > VillageWater 850

VillageWater 850VillageWater 850 is reliable, safe drinking water for 850 people per day in hospitals, schools, orphanages, clinics and villages

Reliable, Safe Water for 850 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


Product Specifications

Max Flow Rate 340 liters / hour  (90 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 Configurations

Product # Water Source Flow Rate (L / Hr) People / Day Hrs of Sun / Hrs of Operation Solar Panel Water Pump Pressure Regulator
850W Well 340 850     10 / 10 30W Foot pump n/a
850S Surface1 340 850     10 / 10 30W Foot pump n/a
850T  Elevated Tank2 340 850     10 / 10 30W n/a n/a
850P  Domestic3 340 850     10 / 10 30W n/a Included


VillageWater 850 Spec Sheet (pdf)


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.