System includes a sediment filter housing and cartridge (stage 1), mounting structure, and an AkwaMag XtraFil Carbon tank (stage 2). The system is designed for whole house point-of-entry filtration. The carbon tank has a typical lifetime of 10 years or more, and the sediment cartridge has a typical lifetime of one year or more under normal usage. Sediment cartridge replacement cost is  $30 in 2019.


Stage 1
AkwaMag industrial size sediment reduction filter is designed to eliminate sediment, dirt, sand, and silt. It offers extremely large dirt-holding capacity, and will not impact taste, odor, or color to the water being filtered. The filter cartridges are manufactured from 100% pure polypropylene, provides superior chemical resistance, and is not prone to bacterial attack. The advanced design combines selective filtration to achieve up to three times the dirt holding capacity of similar size sediment cartridges and even greater capacity than the spun or string-wound cartridges.

Stage 2
AkwaMag carbon filter media tank is is 8" in diameter and 24" high, specially packed with carbon XtraFil technology. It is designed  industrial size activated carbon filter is designed to eliminate taste, odor and volatile organic materials (VOC’s). Its nominal capacity is 500,000 gallons of water at 2ppm of chloramine or 1,000,000 gallons of water at 4ppm chlorine. It will last 10 years or more under normal household usage.


The design and performance characteristics of the AkwaMag 2-stage filtration system makes it an excellent choice for all residential, rural, and commercial applications.

XtraFil Carbon Filter Set w/ Preloaded Sediment Cartridge

  • Sediment filter removes dirt and suspended solids in tap water to be replaced yearly. An ExtraFil 8" OD x 24" H carbon filter removes chloramine, chlorine, an organic contaminants and last 10 years or more under normal usage.