First Need® Base Camp

P/N: 703300


  • The First Need Base Camp Portable Water Purification System employs General Ecology, Inc.’s proprietary Structured Matrix™ purification technology that instantly purifies without needing harmful chemicals or electrical connections, producing great tasting purified water from fresh water sources. Structured Matrix technology has been Independently tested and documented to meet the EPA Guide Standard and Protocol for Testing Microbiological Water Purifiers against bacteria, cysts, and viruses.

    • Purifies water instantly
    • Removes: bacteria, cysts, giardia, crypto, viruses, particles, tank taste, odors, specific organic chemicals
    • Bottled water quality at a fraction of the cost

    First Need® Base Camp includes a stainless steel housing, double action field-serviceable pump with pre-filter, RS-1SG cartridge, and a tote bag.

    For Cold Water Use Only — Does not Desalinate


  • Specifications

    Particle Retention 0.4 microns
    Min. Operating Temperature 33 °F (0.5 °C)
    Max. Operating Temperature 100 °F (38 °C)
    Nominal Capacity 500 gallons (2,000 liters)
    Flow Rate 1.0 gpm (4 lpm)
    System Weight 5.5 lb / 2.49 kg
    Replacement Canister RS-1SG Seagull® IV Replacement Cartridge P/N: 788000
    1. Do not freeze!
    2. Performance may vary according to influent water quality.