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SweetWater® Microfilter

Simple, effective water filtration for backpacking and camping. Learn more.

$89.95
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Treading the middle ground between our lightest and most durable filters, the SweetWater Microfilter makes water treatment easy. Simple, lightweight and versatile, it’s the perfect water treatment option for light to moderate use, with the capacity to easily step-up to the demands of the occasional big trip. It pumps easily with a 4:1 mechanical advantage, producing 1L per minute and can easily be cleaned in the field without tools to restore flow rates. Package includes: SweetWater microfilter, 80-micron stainless-steel prefilter, (2) color-coded silicone hoses, foam float, water bottle adapter, cleaning brush, and stuff sack.
  • Testing: Testing: Meets NSF protocol P231 for removal of bacteria (99.9999%) and protozoa (99.9%) from beginning to end of filter life in “worst-case” water.
  • Fresh Tasting Water: Activated carbon core helps eliminate taste and odors.
  • Easy to Use: Unique lever-action pump handle has a 4-to-1 mechanical advantage,
  • Lightweight: Weighing just 11 oz., it's one of the lightest filters on the market.
  • Compact: Handle folds flat when not in use for easy packing and storage.
Weight (Standard) 11oz Weight (Metric) 0.32 kg
Width (Standard) 2 in Width (Metric) 5 cm
Length (Standard) 7.5 in Length (Metric) 19 cm
Effective against bacteria Yes Effective against chemicals/toxins Yes
Effective against particulate Yes Effective against protozoa Yes
Effective against viruses No Filter media Silica Depth
Filter pore size (microns) 0.2 Flow (L/min) 1 liters per min
Flow (strokes per liter) 75 Cartridge life 750 liters
Field cleanable Yes Field maintainable No
Water Bottle Adapter Yes Cartridge replacement indicator Yes
Mechanical advantage Yes Country of Origin Made in the U.S.A. of U.S. and Imported Materials

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We Believe in What We Build

At MSR, we take pride in engineering the highest-quality outdoor gear available, and we stand behind everything we make. MSR gear is built to be exceptionally durable and easily repaired. And we back it up with the best service in the industry, all to keep your gear performing for you—and out of landfills.

Seattle Repair Shop

In our Seattle Repair Shop, our full-time technicians restore thousands of pieces of gear each year. They’ll work hard to bring your trusty gear back to life so your adventure can go on.


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Description
Treading the middle ground between our lightest and most durable filters, the SweetWater Microfilter makes water treatment easy. Simple, lightweight and versatile, it’s the perfect water treatment option for light to moderate use, with the capacity to easily step-up to the demands of the occasional big trip. It pumps easily with a 4:1 mechanical advantage, producing 1L per minute and can easily be cleaned in the field without tools to restore flow rates. Package includes: SweetWater microfilter, 80-micron stainless-steel prefilter, (2) color-coded silicone hoses, foam float, water bottle adapter, cleaning brush, and stuff sack.
  • Testing: Testing: Meets NSF protocol P231 for removal of bacteria (99.9999%) and protozoa (99.9%) from beginning to end of filter life in “worst-case” water.
  • Fresh Tasting Water: Activated carbon core helps eliminate taste and odors.
  • Easy to Use: Unique lever-action pump handle has a 4-to-1 mechanical advantage,
  • Lightweight: Weighing just 11 oz., it's one of the lightest filters on the market.
  • Compact: Handle folds flat when not in use for easy packing and storage.
Made in the U.S.A. of U.S. and Imported Materials
Tech Specs
Weight (Standard) 11oz Weight (Metric) 0.32 kg
Width (Standard) 2 in Width (Metric) 5 cm
Length (Standard) 7.5 in Length (Metric) 19 cm
Effective against bacteria Yes Effective against chemicals/toxins Yes
Effective against particulate Yes Effective against protozoa Yes
Effective against viruses No Filter media Silica Depth
Filter pore size (microns) 0.2 Flow (L/min) 1 liters per min
Flow (strokes per liter) 75 Cartridge life 750 liters
Field cleanable Yes Field maintainable No
Water Bottle Adapter Yes Cartridge replacement indicator Yes
Mechanical advantage Yes Country of Origin Made in the U.S.A. of U.S. and Imported Materials
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FAQs & Documents

Documents and Instructions

Warranty & Repairs

Returns & Warranty Info

We Believe in What We Build

At MSR, we take pride in engineering the highest-quality outdoor gear available, and we stand behind everything we make. MSR gear is built to be exceptionally durable and easily repaired. And we back it up with the best service in the industry, all to keep your gear performing for you—and out of landfills.

Seattle Repair Shop

In our Seattle Repair Shop, our full-time technicians restore thousands of pieces of gear each year. They’ll work hard to bring your trusty gear back to life so your adventure can go on.


Learn more

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