Kohler Co. donates water filters to Louisiana disaster relief


THE KOHLER CO. responded to recent massive flooding in Louisiana by donating 480 Clarity water filters to flood victims who were left without safe water to drink. The filters were shipped to Louisiana (above), where they were distributed to flood victims by Operation Blessing International (below). — Photos courtesy The Kohler Co. THE KOHLER CO. responded to recent massive flooding in Louisiana by donating 480 Clarity water filters to flood victims who were left without safe water to drink. The filters were shipped to Louisiana (above), where they were distributed to flood victims by Operation Blessing International (below). — Photos courtesy The Kohler Co. Catastrophic flooding has left much of Louisiana under a boil water advisory. Municipal water supplies across the affected region have been damaged by flood water, debris and lightning strikes. Kohler Co., a global leader in the plumbing industry, has donated 480 Kohler Clarity water filters to flood victims through Operation Blessing International, a humanitarian organization which provides disaster relief, medical aid, clean water and community development.

“Clarity filters will provide welcome relief to residents in areas where drinking water has been contaminated with bacteria from flood waters,” said Bill Horan, President of Operation Blessing International.

Filtering out over 99 percent of bacteria and parasites, Kohler Clarity delivers up to 40 liters of safe water each day using gravity alone into a self-contained storage reservoir. The system is simple to use and maintain, providing safe water for an entire family.

“Partnering with an organization serving flood-ravaged Louisiana allows us the unique opportunity to offer Kohler Clarity as a temporary solution to the residents without safe drinking water,” said Tim White, business development manager for water technologies at Kohler.

Designed following global health leader PATH’s C1 filter guidelines, Kohler Clarity provides an important solution in household water treatment. Designed for both form and function, the filter provides the estimated 1.8 billion people globally who lack access to safe drinking water with a high-quality design they can be proud of at an affordable price.

It works on gravity alone, no electricity or water infrastructure is needed. The filter holds 11 liters (2.9 gallons) of dirty water that flows into a 12-liter (3.1-gallon) reservoir, where the clean water is stored to avoid recontamination.

Kohler Clarity removes over 99 percent of bacteria and protozoa and meets the World Health Organization’s standards but does not remove minerals or chemicals from the water. Additionally, studies show that safe drinking water and storage, such as filtering, reduces the risk of certain water-borne illnesses by 45 percent.

The filtration system is simple to assemble, use and maintain, with flush lines and smooth surfaces for easy cleaning. It’s backed by Kohler’s commitment to quality. For more information, visit Kohler.com/Clarity. Kohler Clarity is traditionally sold to NGOs or end users at an affordable price to allow for sustained program impact.


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