Gravity Filter
This simple and effective filter is based on a design by Duwain Whitis and described on the River Runners for Wilderness website. ( 

Provide potable water without a pump or power. Make Sir Issac Newton proud!

Gravity Filter
  • The filter is very compact
  • Easy to operate
  • Reliable
  • Efficient
  • Easy to maintain
  • Low initial cost
  • Low cost filter elements
  • Virtually no moving parts
  • No power required
  • Output with clean 1.0 micron filter 25 gallons per hour

The Gravity Filter includes:

  • Standard residential filter housings
  • Two 1/4 turn brass valves
  • 1 micron absolute filter element in the housing
  • Gravity Filter
  • Bulkhead fitting to attach hose to a bucket
  • 7' 6" of clear 1/2" PVC tubing
  • All necessary fittings
  • Wrench for filter housing
  • Bottle of Alum

Spare parts included:

  • Two spare elements (1 micron absolute)
  • One spare o-ring for the filter housing
Parts you will need that are NOT included:
  • Plastic buckets - you will need to drill a 3/4" hole near the bottom of one bucket for the bulkhead fitting.

* Filtered water must also be treated with chlorine bleach to meet CDC, EPA and National Park regulations. More information is available on the "Regulations" page.

Price $99.00 each