Ease the Global Water Crisis with PackH2O and Help Over 1 Billion Transport Cleaner Water
PackH2O is the lowest cost, ergonomically correct way to manually transport water from source to home. It is the first for purpose designed transport product that is economically viable for developing economies and disaster relief conditions. The Pack holds up to 20 liters of water and easily collapses when empty, allowing for safe handling and storage. The puncture-resistant outer shell is made using an industrial grade woven polypropylene with a removable plastic line. It has the very best combination of strength, weight and cost of any available material.
- Eases the Burden of Water Transport for Women and Children
- An Economical Alternative to Buckets and Jerry Cans
- Enables Fast High-Volume Emergency Relief
- Provides Simple, Affordable Micro-Business opportunities
ANATOMY OF A SOLUTION
- Double Liner
- Chlorine Tablet Pouch
- Hand Straps
- Adjustable Shoulder Straps
- Puncture Resistant Shell
- Protective Cover
- Reflective Tap
- Drain Spout
- Volume: 5 Gallons
- Weight: 43 lb
- Strap Strength: 352 lb
- Backpack Seam Strength: 13.8 lbf
- Puncture Resistance w/ Poly Liner: 52 lbf
- Tear Resistance of BackPack Fabric: 63 lbf
*Performance Assessment of Greif PackH2O Greif Packaging LLC, April 10, 2012.
THE NEXT STEP
IMPROVING LIVES FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN
PackH2O answers the need for a clean, easy-to-carry means of transporting and storing household water. Collapsible, sanitary and suitable for use either on back or head, the water backpack offers relief to women and children around the world.
Providing relief fast
In crisis conditions, transporting supplies is a matter of life and death. PackH2O is 7 times lighter and 7 times smaller than an average plastic jerry can. Imagine this difference multiplied a hundred – or a thousand – times over. PackH2O is an optimal solution for fast, high-volume emergency relief.
Creating micro-business opportunities
PackH2O provides an ideal platform for local micro-businesses. From assembly and decoration to liner sales and distribution, the backpack opens up simple, affordable opportunities for small-scale enterprises in communities throughout the developing world.