Is The Active Filtration Bottle Ready To Use Out Of The Box?
Yes! We are happy to say that the Active Bottle is ready to use as soon as you receive it! While the Active Bottle is ready to use right out of the box, we recommend that you filter through 2 liters of water before drinking from it. This allows you to familiarize yourselves with the product and flush out any unpleasant taste in the new filter.
What Is The Flow Rate On The Bottle?
The Active Filtration Bottle super-fast flow rate of 2L (67 ounces) per minute or 30 seconds for 900mL (bottle capacity).
A slow flowing filter can become frustrating when used for extended periods of time. When water flow through the Active Filter becomes reduced, then it’s time to remove the Filter for replacement.
How Many Gallons Can This Product Process Before A Replacement Filter Is Needed?
The Active Replacement Filter has a 100 Gallon (426 refills) lifespan before it needs be replaced. When you start to notice that the flow rate of your filter is decreasing, let the filter sit for up to 24 hours and try reusing it again. If you notice your water has an odor to it after filtering, a replacement may be necessary.
What Is The Shelf Life Of The Active Filtration Bottle?
The Active Filtration Bottle and Replacement Filters have a 50-year shelf life if unused. It is also best to ensure that every piece of your Active Filtration Bottle is dry before putting away for long-term storage.
What is the micron rating on the ACTIVE Filtration Bottle?
The Active Filtration Bottle is an absorbing filter with a Carbon Nano Ionic Absorption media instead of a Membrane Filter so it doesn't use Microns. However, it has been tested to NSF standards 42 and 53 and EPA Water Drinking Standards.