A robust and portable water filter capable of delivering up to 20,000 litres / 5,300 US gallons of clean water for group use. The LIFESAVER jerrycan holds up to 18.5 litres at any one time and is designed to support those with a greater demand for clean water such as groups expeditions, people embarking on overland travelling or those setting themselves up for off-grid living. The LIFESAVER jerrycan was designed to store and carry dirty water, once water is cleaned there is risk of recontamination. With the jerrycan, just filter water when you want to drink it. Filter watered can be used for drinking, washing and cooking. No need for bad tasting chemicals such as chlorine or chlorine dioxide. LIFESAVER microbiological water filters use ultra filtration technology to filter out viruses, bacteria, cysts and parasites from contaminated water sources. LIFESAVER water filters meet an adaption of National Sanitation Foundation Protocol 231 based on recommendations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). LIFESAVER bottles filter bacteria to a minimum of Log 6 (99.9999%), viruses to a minimum of Log 4 (99.99%) and cysts to a minimum of Log 3 (99.9%). NSF/ANSI standard microbial removal claims are 99.9999% or greater for bacteria, 99.99% or greater for virus, and 99.9% or greater for parasite cysts.