About the ecoGeeks Garden Hose Filter

The ecoGeeks All Purpose Home and Garden Hose Filter

Specification Sheet

Initially developed in 2004 by ecoGeeks founder, Mick Wynhoff as a solution to provide clean startup water for hot tubs and swimming pools, the ecoGeeks hose filter has evolved into a perfect solution for gardeners, auto enthusiasts, pet owners,  and anyone concerned with the quality of their outdoor water. (Great for kids who like to drink out of hoses!)

Unit size/weight:

2 ½” X 8(12)” with FPT inlet/outlet; weight: 1 ¼ lbs. – 1.45 lbs

Filter Media Test:

  • Input turbidity: 12 TU
  • Effluent turbidity: Initial: 0.8 TU
  • Effluent turbidity: 50%: 0.9 TU

Unit test:

  • Model: ecoGeeks Hose Filter
  • Flow Rate: 2 GPM
  • Temp range: 35F-100F
  • Working pressure range: 20-100 psi

The ecoGeeks Hose Filter is a combination of granular activated carbon (GAC) and a reduction/oxidation media that is classified by the EPA as a bacteriostatic. The combined media reduces or eliminates these contaminants:

Heavy metals:

Mercury

Lead

Iron

Copper

Cadmium

Barium

Chromium VI

Chromium III

Selenium

Other Contaminants:

Chlorine and its byproducts (THM’s)

Volatile Organic Contaminates (VOC’s)

Hydrogen sulfide (rotten egg smell)

Fluoride

Nitrate

Arsenic

Endrin

Lindane

Methoxychlor

Toxaphene

Silvex

The ecoGeeks Hose Filter has been tested to applicable NSF 42 & 53 standards by an independent lab to reduce and/or eliminate all contaminants listed. There are hundreds of other contaminants that the filter reduces and/or eliminates.

ecoGeeks hose filter converts calcium to a less 'sticky' Aragonite

Calcite / Calcium

Aragonite

Calcites and lime/scale:

The ecoGeeks Hose Filter alters the molecular structure of calcite which inhibits its clinging capability. Calcium ions are removed from the water which changes calcite lime/scale deposits into aragonite. This alteration causes the lime/scale to remain suspended in the water where it cannot cling to equipment.

Materials:

All materials used in the ecoGeeks Hose Filter are approved by the FDA for contact with foodstuffs including potable water. All thermoplastic/thermoset plastics used comply with the NSF standard 14.

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