Behind the Nava
A revolutionary filtering water bottle made with coconut.
We searched high and low for a filtered bottle that was beautiful, easy to use and a pleasure to drink from, but we couldnâ€™t find one. So we decided to make our own. After 18 months of brainstorming, sketching, prototyping and generally obsessing over every detail, weâ€™ve found the answer. We call it Nava. We think you'll call it "awesome"!
Our first design requirement for Nava was to make it look beautiful. After all, we can't expect you to break the bottled water habit if you aren't excited to take Nava wherever you go.
We also obsessed over the design of Nava's mouthpiece. It had to feel great on your lips and provide excellent water flow. After testing over a dozen prototypes, we developed a design unlike anything on the market. Most importantly, people love drinking from it.
Nava's filter is made from pure coconut shells. After harvesting, the shells are converted to activated carbon using a proprietary process that minimizes greenhouse gas emissions. Coconut shells are widely recognized as the most effective material for carbon filtration. Unlike coal from underground, which takes millions of years to form and may contain heavy metals, coconut shells are a renewable and health-safe resource. Nava's filter has been independently tested to exceed NSF 42 standards for chlorine taste and odor removal.