Buy a Filter, Gift a Clean Water Bottle this October to Support Families Impacted by Recent Natural Disasters
With your help, we’re providing 4 million gallons of filtered water to people in need.
From raging wildfires to devastating hurricanes, torrential flooding, and deadly winter storms, 2021 has been a year fraught with natural disasters spanning almost all parts of the country. In fact, nearly one in three Americans experienced a weather disaster just this summer, according to a recent Washington Post analysis of federal disaster declarations. And if it seems like natural disasters are happening more and more often, that's because they are. The number of deadly natural disasters has quintupled over the past five decades, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). That’s five times the hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes, droughts and other extreme weather events than before 1970.
Whenever disaster strikes, the need for clean drinking water is urgent and imperative for all who are involved, from the victims to the first responders on the ground. This October, we’re teaming up again with product philanthropist Good360 to help provide families impacted by recent natural disasters with access to clean, healthy drinking water. But instead of sending pallets of wasteful bottled water, we’re putting our Clean Water Bottles into the hands of victims, which combined, will filter the equivalent of 30 million plastic bottles of water for families in need.
What Aquasana is Doing to Help
As a Texas-based company, we’ve witnessed the devastation of weather disasters first-hand and understand the critical need for clean drinking water in recovery efforts.
For every Aquasana water filter purchased this month, we’ll use the profit to offset the donation of more than $700,000 worth of reusable water filter bottles, which are independently tested to remove up to 99% of bacteria, lead, chlorine, cryptosporidium, and giardia from tap water. Together, Aquasana and Good360 will donate 47,600 Clean Water Bottles to over 60 charitable relief organizations to help families impacted by Hurricane Ida, wildfires in the West, recent flooding in Tennessee, the Haiti earthquake, refugee resettlement, and more.
A significantly more sustainable alternative to bottled water, each reusable Clean Water Bottle we're donating features a replaceable filter that lasts six months and displaces over 600 plastic bottles of water and single-use plastic waste. Combined, the donated reusable filter bottles will provide nearly 4 million gallons of clean drinking water to families in need, or the equivalent of nearly 30 million plastic bottles of water.
This is the second time this year we’ve teamed up with Good360. In honor of National Water Quality Month in August, we partnered with them to distribute 30,000 water filtration systems to Native American families living on U.S. reservations without access to clean drinking water. That month we donated $1.5 million worth of filtration systems that remove up to 99% of 77 harmful contaminants, including lead, PFOA/PFOS, pharmaceuticals, herbicides, pesticides and more.
As stated by our general manager, Derek Mellencamp, “We’re honored to continue our partnership with Good360 and commitment to closing the clean water gap where it’s needed most, from communities impacted by lead to our first nations on U.S. reservations, and now families who have experienced weather disasters this unprecedented climate season."