Humanitarian Partnership

Let’s partner to provide people around the globe with a family sized water purification unit: the DayOne Waterbag™.

Benin people holding waterbag purification backpack

The Product

The DayOne Waterbag™ is a personal water treatment backpack that enables people worldwide to purify dirty water easily in a complete all-in-one device for water collection, transport, treatment, and protected storage. With a 10-liter capacity, the DayOne Waterbag™ utilizes a multi-treatment process that includes flocculation, disinfection, and filtration. Portable, lightweight, durable and easy to deploy: please join us in saving lives around the world.

Treatment Capabilities

DayOne Waterbag™ treats for sediment, arsenic, bacteria, lead, viruses, humic acid, protozoan cysts, and DDT.

Company Background

DayOne Response develops and supplies life-saving products for disaster relief efforts, serving relief organizations and government agencies. The company was founded in 2010 and has since been deployed in 21+ countries in partnership with various US Government and Relief Organizations.

We are passionate about saving lives in the wake of a disaster, providing a portable family-sized water purification backpack to sustain families until local water systems are restored.

Company Facts

  • Partnering with established vendors including: Procter & Gamble, MSR Global Health, and Sea to Summit.
  • Selected by P&G™ as the exclusive North American Distributor of the P&G™ Purifier of Water sachets.
  • Secured Federal U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approval for the DayOne Waterbag™ + P&G™ sachets.
  • Recognized by UN OCHA under World Humanitarian Summit for Humanitarian Innovation.
  • Deployed and distributed Waterbags in multiple relief efforts including the Nepal earthquake, cholera preparedness in Ghana, Uganda refugee communities, and the Philippines typhoon.

Feedback from the Field

Your invention will be a welcome tool for the relief groups and enable us to reach more people and more quickly during the critical time before infrastructure is rehabilitated.
Dr. Greg Allgood, Former DirectorProcter & Gamble’s Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program
When I see the dirt at the bottom of the bag, I said myself I will never again drink the water directly from the pond.
Bassano Douma IsmailaGroussisso, Côte d’Ivoire
DayOne Water sanitation bags will provide an extreme benefit because of the ability to clean dirty water within 30 minutes of being collected.
Gina Centanni, Logistics CoordinatorGiving Children Hope
Children Water Purification Backpack

In Stock & Ready to Ship

DayOne Response stockpiles a minimum of 5,000 Waterbags at our Oakland, CA warehouse to meet the immediate needs of 20,000 people at anytime (first come, first serve basis).

People around the world are using the DayOne Waterbag™ to create clean drinking water!

How To Use The Dayone Waterbag™
(Pictographic Instructions)

Want detailed instructions? Visit our Waterbag Instructions page.

We’d love to work with you!

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