Emergency Water Filter System


In today's world, where uncertainty looms large and the unexpected can become reality overnight, the need for preparedness has never been more pressing. Natural disasters, pandemics, and other unforeseen emergencies test our resilience and readiness to face challenges head-on. Central to this preparedness is the assurance of safe, potable water—a vital necessity that sustains life during critical times. This underscores the critical importance of a reliable emergency water filtration system. 

Enter the Epic Nano Pitcher & Dispenser: a beacon of innovation in water purification technology, designed to offer both everyday convenience and essential support in times of crisis. Both are perfect to be used as a emergency water filter system. 

Why Do People Prepare for Emergencies?

The instinct to prepare is driven by the fundamental need for safety and security. In the face of disasters—whether natural like hurricanes and earthquakes, or human-induced such as industrial accidents—every individual must have a contingency plan that includes access to basic necessities. Water, the essence of life, tops this list. 

Emergencies can disrupt water supplies, contaminate water sources, and incapacitate the infrastructure that distributes clean water. Consequently, being prepared means ensuring you can independently secure clean water for drinking, cooking, and basic hygiene if the usual systems fail.

Common Preparations for Emergencies

Preparations can vary widely depending on individual perceptions of risk, geographic location, and personal circumstances. However, some common strategies include: 

Stockpiling Essentials: This includes non-perishable food, water, medications, and basic survival tools. 

Emergency Kits: Comprehensive kits contain first aid supplies, water filters, flashlights, batteries, and other essentials to cope with power outages or minor injuries. 

Plan and Practice: Families often plan escape routes and meeting points, and practice what to do during different emergency scenarios. 

Stay Informed: Keeping up-to-date with local news and having a battery-powered or hand-crank radio can be crucial during widespread emergencies.

Characteristics of an Effective
Emergency Water Filter SYSTem

An emergency water filter system needs to be more than just functional; it must be reliable, efficient, and versatile. Here are key characteristics that such a filter should possess: 

Effectiveness Against a Broad Range of Contaminants: It should remove or significantly reduce pathogens like bacteria, viruses, and protozoan cysts, as well as chemicals and heavy metals. 

Durability and Longevity: The materials should withstand rough handling and the filter elements should have a long life before needing replacement. 

Ease of Use: In an emergency, complexity is your enemy. A good filter should be simple to operate. 

Portability: Lightweight and compact design are essential for situations where you might need to move quickly. 

Independent Operation: It should not rely on electricity or other infrastructure-dependent energy sources.

How do you purify water in an emergency at home?

In an emergency where traditional water sources are compromised, you can improvise a basic water filtration system using household items. Begin by selecting a clean container, like a large plastic bottle or a bucket, and cut off the bottom. Layer clean cloths or coffee filters at the base to serve as the final filtration barrier. Above this, add a layer of activated charcoal (which can be made from burnt wood scraps, cooled and crushed) to remove odors and some chemicals. 

On top of the charcoal, place a layer of sand, followed by a layer of small gravel or pebbles. Pour water slowly into this makeshift filter, allowing it to trickle down through the layers and into a collecting container. This setup will help remove large particulates and some contaminants, improving the water's clarity and safety. Remember, while this method can reduce pollutants, boiling the filtered water is recommended to eliminate pathogens effectively.

The Nano filter which comes in either a pitcher format or dispenser format, developed by Epic Water Filters, exemplifies a dual-purpose solution catering to both everyday and emergency needs. Modeled with the philosophy of "strong enough for the zombie apocalypse but made for everyday suburbia use," this pitcher aligns with the old adage of being prepared without seeming prepared. 

Design and Functionality 

The Nano Pitcher is not just another water filtration pitcher. It's designed with a robust filtration system capable of eliminating microbiological contaminants like bacteria, viruses, and cysts, which are critical for emergency scenarios. It also tackles PFAS, also known as "Forever Chemicals," ensuring that the water is safe from contemporary pollutants affecting many municipal water supplies. 

Everyday Use and Emergency Preparedness

For daily use, the Epic Nano enhances the taste and purity of drinking water, making it a superior alternative to bottled water. It's economical and reduces plastic waste, addressing environmental concerns alongside health. In emergencies, its ability to purify water from virtually any freshwater source makes it an invaluable tool for ensuring hydration when regular water supplies are compromised. 

Sustainable and Cost-Effective

Investing in an Epic Nano Filter is both a sustainable choice and a financially sound decision. It reduces the need for bottled water, lowers the cost of obtaining clean water daily, and ensures that in times of crisis, you're not left vulnerable or dependent on external aid for basic water needs.

The Epic Nano Filter is a testament to the philosophy that preparedness can coexist with convenience. Whether you're navigating the challenges of everyday life or facing the unpredictable nature of an emergency, the Nano Filter stands ready to ensure that clean, safe drinking water is always within reach. With its cutting-edge filtration technology and dual-purpose design, it's not just a tool but an essential component of modern, resilient living.

Nano Pitcher

Introducing the Epic Nano Pitcher - your ultimate answer to pure and revitalizing drinking water! Bid farewell to unwanted Microbiological organisms and PFAS, commonly known as the "Forever Chemical," thanks to our cutting-edge filtration technology. Relish in enhanced taste, a sense of security, and a cost-efficient, environmentally-friendly substitute to bottled water.


Meet the Epic Nano Dispenser – your definitive solution for clean and refreshing drinking water! Say goodbye to harmful microbiological organisms and PFAS, also known as the "Forever Chemicals," with our state-of-the-art filtration technology. Enjoy not only improved taste but also the peace of mind that comes with a safe, cost-effective, and eco-friendly alternative to bottled water.

Sources: Ready.gov