The Boogie-Blue Basic Water Filter will safely reduce chlorine, heavy metals, and other common toxins like pesticides from your water. Threads easily onto any ¾” hose. Contains a single activated carbon membrane derived from virgin coconut shells. A stand-alone filter with an effective lifespan of approximately 10,000 gallons. Promotes healthy plant nutrition and growth by returning the natural balance back to the soil. Useful for gardening, livestock/pets, pools, spas, compost teas, and all water system installations. Made in the USA.