A washable disc filter removes fine suspended material and protects finer filters from early blockage. The washable disc element never requires replacement elements – simply isolate the filter, unscrew the housing with the plastic tool provided, loosen the discs, rinse and re-install.
These viruses cause stomach illness. Due to their relatively large size they can be removed by very fine filtration. Filtration to 0.5 micron is recommended.
We have available Jumbo 20 inch string wound filter elements in plastic housing. The elements do require replacement once they block.
For Giardia and cryptosporidium protection and taste and odour removal from a single tap an under bench 0.5 micron carbon block filter element and under bench filter kit can be installed at the kitchen sink. The unit has a faucet which is installed in the kitchen bench to provide a treated water supply for drinking water and cooking.