Slow Sand Filters for Small Communities

SSF 10
12,600 gallons per day
Slow Sand Filter

Users:  Up to 30 households or 120 people.

Specifications:  9 gallons per minute/12,600 gallons per day.

Treatment efficiency:  99.99% removal of bacteria, Giardia and Cryptosporidum cysts; removal of turbidity and color.

Water type:  Surface water sources (river, stream, lake, spring, rainwater) with turbidty below 20 NTU.

SSF 6
5.65 gpm/ 8,136 gallons per day
Slow Sand Filter

Users:  Up to 20 households or 81 people.

Specifications:  5.65 gallons per minute/8,136 gallons per day.

Treatment efficiency:  99.99% removal of bacteria, Giardia and Cryptosporidum cysts; removal of turbidity and color.

Water type:  Surface water sources (river, stream, lake, spring, rainwater) with turbidty below 20 NTU.

SSF 3  2.56 gpm/ 3600 gpd
Slow Sand Filter

Users:  Up to 10 households or 36 people.

Specifications:  2.5 gallons per minute/3600 gallons per day.

Treatment efficiency:  99.99% removal of bacteria, Giardia and Cryptosporidum cysts; removal of turbidity and color.

Water type:  Surface water sources (river, stream, lake, spring, rainwater) with turbidty below 20 NTU.

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Small Community Slow Sand Filter Specifications

Model

Flow Rate

Per Day

Size

SSF 125

1.25 gpm

1,800 gpd

84" x 48"x 79" h

SSF 3

2.5 gpm

3600 gpd

168" x 48"x 79" h

SSF 6

5.65 gpm

8,136 gpd

192" x 72"x 85" h

SSF 10

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9 gpm

12,600 gpd

240"x 116"x 92" h

 

BF Series Municipal Slow Sand Filters

for Communities of 500-10,000 (50,000 gallons-1 MG Per Day)

BF Series Features

Ease of Installation & Low Operational Overhead

BF Series steel-tank modular slow sand filters offer a package-plant alternative to custom-engineered full-scale drinking water treatment plants that offers reliability and compliance at a fraction of the cost of concrete design-and-build plants.

Sizing  

BF Series package plants are available in custom flow-rate specifications from 50,000 to 1.5 MG a day.  Below you will find descriptions of the BF 50 and BF 100 models.  For other sizing and specifications, request a quote below.

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Patented Flow Control System

Maintains Consistent Flow
Without Complicated Monitoring

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Reliable & Redundant Design

From Dependable
Design Standards

Blue Future Package Plants are designed to
AWWA and Ten State Standards for slow sand filters,
and feature a two-tank redundant design for better up-time.

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Ease of Installation

Blue Future offers on-site installation
management consulting.

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Control & Monitoring Equipment

Skid-mounted flow-monitoring, turbidimeters, and other
control system essentials for a full turn-key installation.

BF 50
50GPM/72,000 GPD Slow Sand Filter
Slow Sand Filter

 

Users:  Up to 200 households or 720 people.

Specifications:  50 gallons per minute/72,000 gallons per day.

Treatment efficiency:  99.99% removal of bacteria, Giardia and Cryptosporidum cysts; removal of turbidity and color.

Water type:  Surface water sources (river, stream, lake, spring, rainwater) with turbidty below 20 NTU.

BF 100
100GPM/144,000 GPD Slow Sand Filter
Slow Sand Filter

 

Users:  Up to 400 households or 1440 people.

Specifications:  100 gallons per minute/144,000 gallons per day.

Treatment efficiency:  99.99% removal of bacteria, Giardia and Cryptosporidum cysts; removal of turbidity and color.

Water type:  Surface water sources (river, stream, lake, spring, rainwater) with turbidty below 20 NTU.

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Meet Drinking Water Treatment Rules Affordably and Simply
With Blue Future Modular Slow Sand Filters

Blue Future Filters Inc. provides package plant slow sand filters to help small communities such as rural subdivisions, parks, mobile home parks, camps and retreat centers meet the requirements of the U.S.E.P.A.’s Surface Water Treatment Rule. Our systems cost one third to one half that of other treatment systems with the added benefits of no power requirement, no chemical requirement, and lower operator costs.

  • Approved EPA technology
  • No electricity, no chemicals
  • Basic operator certification (instead of intermediate)
  • Half the cost of conventional or DE
  • Advanced monitoring and cleaning means no resandin

Blue Future offers the SSF Series small community filters; and BF Series municipal filters.

Bring Clean Water to Your Community or Family
from Almost Any Source

  With Simple Effective Treatment 

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