Water Containers for World Water Day

25 Feb 2016

NRS Relief

On 22 March, we will be observing UN World Water Day, an annual event that aims to focus the world’s attention on the importance of freshwater. To mark this occasion and to provide people in need with affordable access to clean water, our subsidiary NRS Relief offers its water buckets and jerry cans as the ideal solution for water storage and distribution for families living in camps.

Providing affordable means to clean water

To date, we have a total of 50,000 14L Pura™ Water Bucket (Oxfam/ICRC/UNHCR Standard), 50,000 Aquatainer™ 10L Collapsible (UNHCR Standard), and 50,000 Aquatainer™ 20L Collapsible (ICRC/IFRC Standard) units in stock.

If you would like to receive our quotation including delivery costs, please contact sales@nrs-international.com.

Core Relief Items

14L Pura™ Water Bucket

Our 14L Pura™ Water Bucket (Oxfam / ICRC / UNHCR Standard) is a non-collapsible, heavy-duty, 14L plastic water container with a tight-fitting lid, handle and attached clip-on cap that is ideal for water storage and general household use. It is stackable and easy to carry by hand, specifically designed for refugee families or internally displaced people living in camps.

Key features:

  • Oxfam/ICRC/UNHCR standard
  • Manufactured HDPE and LDPE container, durable, UV-resistant and safe for water storage
  • Available with or without spigot
  • Cover and handle colours are available upon request
  • A customised logo can be added on the bucket, if desired

To view full technical specifications, including packing and shipping information, click here.

To learn how we manufacture our water buckets in our family-run factory in Pakistan according to the highest quality guidelines, watch this short video:

10L and 20L Aquatainers

Our Aquatainer™ 10L and 20L collapsible jerry cans are made from manufactured food grade LDPE without toxic elements, according to EN 1186-3-9 standard. They come with built-in handles for carrying and storing clean drinking water, and are designed for refugee families or internally displaced people in camps.

Key features:

Aquatainer™ 10L Collapsible

  • UNHCR Standard
  • 10L capacity, weight 190-230g
  • Average thickness 0.60mm, minimum corner thickness 0.50mm
  • Impact resistant on hard surface when filled with maximum volume of 10L water
  • Available with or without spigot

View technical specifications sheet

Aquatainer™ 20L Collapsible

  • ICRC/IFRC Standard
  • 20L capacity, weight 265-275g
  • Average thickness 0.60mm, minimum corner thickness 0.50mm
  • Impact resistant on hard surface when filled with maximum volume of 20L water
  • Available with or without spigot

View technical specifications sheet

Watch this short video to learn how we manufacture our 10L and 20L aquatainers in our family-run factory in Pakistan:

Give the gift of clean water

We would like to share with you this creative video campaign by one of our clients, Oxfam, showcasing our very own Pura™ Water Buckets being put to exceptional use:

Let’s give people in need unlimited access to clean water and sanitation.

About World Water Day

World Water Day 2016World Water Day dates back to the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, where an international observance for water was recommended. The occasion of World Water Day is also used to highlight required improvements for access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities in developing countries.

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