BB1-SED – 20″ Big Blue Whole House Water Filter System (Single Stage) with SED Filter Included


The Aquasafe 20″ x 4.5″ Big Blue Whole House Water Filter (Single Stage)

This Whole House Water Filtration Solution is assembled pre-loaded with a 5 micron sedimentary filter inside the housing for your convenience. Perfect for whole house use, light commercial and small restaurants or cafés.


✔    Sediment free clean water in your home delivered to all faucets
✔    Clean water for food and vegetable washing free of rust, dirt, sand and other suspended particulates
✔    Protection for your homes fixtures, appliances, pipelines and drains


✔    Exceptional dirt-holding capacity to reduce sand, dirt, rust and other particles
✔    Versatile – suitable for residential, commercial and industrial usage
✔    Durable, high quality, polypropylene (BPA FREE) 20″ Big Blue filter housing
✔    1″ inlet and outlet FPT inlaid copper ports for large volume, fast water flow & max strength
✔    Pressure relief valve (easily nuetralize pressure for easy filter changes)
✔    Industry standard sized 20″ x 4.5″ filter housing and filter
✔    Includes filter wrench and white, heavy-duty, powder-coated steel mounting bracket

Do you have sediment in your water?  Are you concerned about sediments clogging and damaging your appliances, fixtures and pipelines? Perhaps you have a drinking water filter system and want to extend the life of the filters and membranes in that system? This is the simplest and easiest way to accomplish all of that.

This POE (Point Of Entry) Single Stage Whole House Filtration System utilizes a 20″ Big Blue Housing with a high capacity 5 Micron Spun Polypropylene Sedimentary (SED) filter to remove dirst, sand, rust, scale and other sediments found in common water sources.

Aquasafe’s advanced single stage whole house system comes pre-assembled. This system is typically placed on the water main entering the home and has the general capacity to filter 50,000 gallons of water before requiring a filter change. This system comes standard with a red pressure relief valve (seen on top of the white metal mounting bracket).  This convenient feature allows the user to easily nuetralize the pressure within the system when conducting filter changes.  

The 20″ Big Blue Housing is extremely durable, constructed with High Grade polypropylene (BPA FREE), and is fully capable of withstanding a wide array of pollutants, chemicals and large fluctuations in water pressure. The housing of this system is industry standard, designed to accommodate standard 20″ length x 4.5″ diameter filters. The high-flow polypropylene (HFPP) housing cap holds the inlet and outlet ports which are inlaid copper 1″ FPT (female pipe thread). 

Includes filter wrench and white, heavy-duty, powder-coated steel mounting bracket.

Please Note:  As The Aquasafe single stage Big Blue Whole House Water Filter is normally placed on the main water line entering the home, we recommend having a licensed plumber handle the installation for you.

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BB1-SED Specifications and Performance data.
Gallons per minute7 – 9 gpm
Maximum operation pressure90 psi
Weight14Lbs (6.35kg)
Dimensions24.5″H (29″ to top of bracket) x 7.25″W x 8.0″D
Input & Outlet Line Size1″ FPT
Maximum operating temperature100° F (37.8° C)

The Big Blue (single stage) Water Filter System comes with an Aquasafe 20″ x 4.5″ 5 Micron Spun Polypropylene Sedimentary

(SED) Water Filter 

The BB-20-SED 20″ x 4.5″ Sedimentary Water Filter will fit all standard 20″ Big Blue Housings industry wide.



State of the art Sediment Removal

The Aquasafe BB-20-SED utilizes advanced spun polypropylene technology, producing an SED with an increased surface area throughout, resulting in maximum particulate load retension capability. This filter captures particles throughout the entire filter depth to effectively trap sand, silt, dirt, scale and rust and is designed and manufactured for resistance to bacteria and a wide range of chemicals.

✔  Spun polypropylene for greater filtration capacity, durablity and reliability

✔  Resistant to bacteria and chemicals

✔  Removes all sediment, rust, silt, scale and other particulates larger than 5 Microns (nominal rating)

✔  Greater Load capability over standard wound technology

✔  This 20″ x 4.5″ will fit into all standard 20″ Whole House Filters Cartridges

✔  Capable of flow rates 7 – 10 GPM with low pressure drop under 2.5 psi.

In addition to the most common residential uses of this SED filter to condition the entire homes water supply, the BB-20-SED is also capable of a wide variety of sediment filtration applications often applied to commercial and industrial uses effectively reducing or eliminating ultra-fine sediment from a variety of fluids as pre-treatment or simply as a stand alone filter.

The BB-20-SED filter will fit into the Aquasafe Big Blue (Dual Stage) Whole House Water Filter System and Big Blue (Single Stage) Whold House Water Filter System