Katadyn Pocket - Family Water Filter

The Swiss-made Katadyn Pocket is a heavy duty, family-sized water filter that's become a golden standard in filters. It features a metal outer construction and silver impregnated ceramic filter that provides unmatched quality and performance.

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Not just your casual weekend camping water filter—the heavy duty Katadyn Pocket Water Filter was made for frequent use on expeditions. It’s the only filter that comes with a 20 year warranty.

With a weight of 20 ounces we don’t recommend this as a lightweight backpacking or bug out bag item, but rather a long lasting filter for your family, small groups, or for your vehicle bug out bag where weight is not a concern.

Filter Specs
  • Filter Size: The Katadyn Pocket uses a cleanable 0.2 micron ceramic filter.
  • Removal Rates: 1 liter per minute
  • Capacity: 13,000 gallons or 50,000 liters
  • Length: 10 x 2.4 inches
  • Removes: The silver impregnated ceramic element is effective against bacteria and protozoa.
  • Legendary Status: This filter is extremely well reviewed by survival enthusiasts.

Note: if you’re looking for something lighter and less expensive we highly recommend the “Sawyer Mini” Personal Water Filter.

FAQ: “Do filters remove viruses?”

It’s important to note that most water filters such as this one do not remove viruses, chemicals or dissolved solids. As a rule of thumb, the safest way to treat water for those contaminants is to boil it. Check out our “cookware” items.

Watch the video above to learn more about the Katadyn Pocket water filter.

Katadyn Pocket Water Filter in stream
Katadyn Pocket - Family Water Filter

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