LifeSaver Jerrycan 20000UF


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A robust and portable water purifier capable of filtering 20,000 litres/5,282 US gallons of clean drinking water, removing viruses, bacteria, cysts and parasites instantly. The LifeSaver Jerrycan holds up to 18.5 litres of water at any one time and is designed to support those with a greater demand for clean water such as group expeditions, adventurers embarking on overland travel, families or those setting themselves up for off-grid living.

The LifeSaver Jerrycan was designed to store and carry dirty water. We recommend storing dirty water, either in the Jerrycan or in other storage containers, and filtering through the Jerrycan as and when clean water is required, to prevent recontamination of previously filtered water.

Filter water for drinking, for washing with the addition of the LifeSaver shower attachment and for cooking. No need for chlorine or chlorine dioxide.

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We’re extremely proud to announce that our LifeSaver® Jerrycan has passed compliance testing for NSF Protocol P248 Military Operations – Microbiological Water Purifiers. Learn more about this here.

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  • Tested by Independent Test House to meet an adaption of NSF Protocol 231
  • Failsafe – an automatic indicator when the cartridge needs replacing
  • Intuitive to use – FILL. PUMP. DRINK.
  • No measuring, wait times or unpleasant taste like when using chlorine or chlorine dioxide
  • Reduces turbidity of glacial, cloudy or muddy water
  • Robust body for use in the most demanding of environments
  • Manufactured in the UK
  • Product materials and water effluent both BPA and BPS free

The LifeSaver Jerrycan 20000UF includes:

  • LifeSaver Jerrycan 20000UF
  • Paper manual, plastic flush cap (for cleaning the filter), and a single carbon disk in a poly bag.

Additional information

Weight 4.35 kg
Dimensions 36 x 18 x 51 cm


The LifeSaver Jerrycan 20000UF is a microbiological water filter that uses ultra filtration technology to filter out viruses, bacteria, cysts and parasites from contaminated water sources. LifeSaver technology filters out bacteria to a minimum of Log 6 (99.9999%), viruses to a minimum of Log 4 (99.99%) and cysts to a minimum of Log 3 (99.9%) as specified by NSF Protocol 231, based on recommendations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Effective against:

VIRUS REDUCTION* > 99.99%        (Log 4)
BACTERIA REDUCTION* > 99.9999%    (Log 6)
CYST REDUCTION* > 99.9%          (Log 3)
FILTER MEDIA Ultra Filtration (UF)
CHEMICAL REDUCTION Activated carbon filter removes chlorine, taste and odour, improving the palatability of water
DRY WEIGHT 3.9 kg/137 oz
VOLUME OF WATER FILTERED** 20,000 litres/5,300 US gallons
INITIAL FLOW RATE** 4 litres/min @ 0.6 bar (g)
JERRYCAN STORAGE CAPACITY 18.5 litres/4.9 US gallons

* Tested by BCS laboratories issued 9/02/16 based on an adaption of NSF/ANSI P231 Protocol. These units are tested with two different types of water to challenge the filtration capability beyond the standard use. All figures quoted are taken from the stressed challenge phase of the test imitating sewage contaminated water.

**Volume of water filtered by the product and flow rates dependent on the composition and turbidity of the feed water.

5 reviews for LifeSaver Jerrycan 20000UF

  1. Rated 5 out of 5


    Have it stored for emergency.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Amazon Customer

    I have this as an essential prepping item. VERY hard/durable plastic. SO with an extra filter I have 5500 gallons of drinking water. The shower attachment is cool. I thought of a gravity fed but those may be inconvenient if yo are on the move. Incredibly rated as far as microns go….look it up. There are also helpful YOU TUBE videos.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Rick Grimes

    This is by far the best water filtration system in the world. I am not exaggerating, one Jerrycan can produce 5283 gallons of water(you obviously have to take care of it and clean it from time to time). Do them math, for one person, drinking only one gallon a day(some people use 2 gallons) this one filter will last you almost 14 and a haft years. (5283 gallons /365 days = 14.47 years) This is only one person, one gallon a day. Two people, same rate of drinking, will give you about 7 years.
    Make sure to also get a replacement filter cartridge in case, you have an accident with the main one.
    I know the cost is high but the return in investment is huge.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    William Yoe

    Hope it works when I need it

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jesse Carter

    This may be the best product I have ever spent my money on. It blows my mind every single time I see how clean my lifesaver Jerry can cleans my water. I drink a little over a gallon a day of all kinds of different water never once have I gotten sick. I get cleaner water from my Jerry can than I do my tap thank you lifesaver for such a useful product.

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