Medentech Limited

- Model 1000 - Water Purification Tablets



Aquatabs 1000 is a tablet which is added to 1,000 to 1,250 litres of well water to kill most harmful micro-organisms. The tablet dissolves clear within minutes and disinfects the water within 30 minutes.

Aquatabs 1000 tablets is a 8.68gm tablet presented in a tub and lid format with a shelf life of 3 years.

Label Claim
Aquatabs will lead to a 6 log reduction in bacteria, a 4 log reduction in viruses and a 3 log reduction in Cysts (Giardia) within 30 minutes, when used in non turbid water.

Directions for use and dosage

Disinfection of Wells and Tubewells
Following construction of a well and installation of the pump, or if biological pollution has entered the well, it should be disinfected immediately to kill any micro-organisms present.

To disinfect a well/tubewell, the following procedure is recommended

  • Dissolve 10 Aquatabs 8.68gm, in 50 litres of water in an open area.
  • Pour half the solution into the well. Operate the pump until the water pumped out( or from all the opened taps in a household) distinctly smells of chlorine.
  • Stop pumping and add the rest of the solution to the well.
  • Wait one hour and pump again ( with all taps open in a household) for several minutes.
  • Stop pumping and leave the well for twelve hours.
  • At the end of this time pump to waste until the residual available chlorine level reaches <2mg/l.
  • Refill the system with potable water.

Disinfection of Spring Boxes or Silt Traps.

  • Dissolve 10 Aquatabs 8.68gm in 50 litres of water in an open area.
  • Thoroughly scrub the inside walls with the solution, especially between the water level and
  • the highest point the water level may reach, using half the solution.
  • Pour the remainder of the solution into the well/box/trap.
  • In the case of a pump facility, also follow procedures 4.5.6.and 7. for the disinfection of wells and tubewells.

USA 8.5mg Aquatabs only approved by EPA

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