Awards and recommendations

The huge savings on both water and energy causes the Defender Filter to be an environmental frontrunner when it comes to water treatment.

The proof for this statement is the prestigious, international awards, The Defender Filter has received.


2005 IAAPA Best New Product Award

Best New Product Awards

Category: Equipment and Supplies

First Place: Neptune-Benson Inc. Defenderâ„¢

2007 WWA Industry Innovation Award

Industry Innovation Award

Category: Suppliers

Selected: Neptune-Benson Inc.



The Defender Filter puts a whole new perspective on water filtration. Do not only take our word for it - read what clients says about the product…

Lalandia, BillundLalandia Billund

"The Defender Filter system is very environmentally conscious and performs optimally. We have focus on both water- and energy consumption."
Kristian Christensen, Aquadome Manager, Billund, Denmark

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Kenyon College, OhioKC

"The Defender Filter has been invaluable to our operation; the water quality is impeccable. When compared to our old system, we have much better water quality and are spending less time maintaining the system."
Everett Neal, Superintendent of Building & Grounds, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

Castaway Bay Resort, Ohio


"The water quality, the filter cycle, the saving projections and the easy handling of the product exceed all expectations. The Defender Filter will be profitable in just a year."
Castaway Bay Resort, Sandusky, OH

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Great Wolf Resort, USAGreat wolf

"Great Wolf Resort is obliged to protect the environment by controlling our natural resources. Defender has contributed to this engagement by reducing the water consumption.
We strive to create a healthy environment for our guests, and we are proud to have Neptuen-Benson as one of our partners in this project."
Franceen Gonzales, Corporate Director of Aquatics, Great Wolf Resorts

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Olympus Water & Theme Park, Wisconsin


"Building a project of gigantic proportions, we needed a filter system that was up to the task. We chose Defender filters because of its extensive documentation of optimal performance. The Defender filters have performed perfectly - providing impeccable water quality while saving hundreds of thousands of gallons a month."
Nick Laskaris, President, Mt. Olympus WaterPark, WI

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Wild Wadi Waterpark, DubaiWild Wadi

"The extremely high tempatures and bathing load in Dubai required daily backwashing when we had the old filters. We were excited that the first filtration cycle lasted for 30 days with our new Defender Filter.
We are so satisfied with the water quality and the performance, that we are replacing all our filters with Defender filters."
Chris Perry, Director of Operations, Wild Wadi WaterPark, Dubai, UAE

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In 2006, the president from Neptune-Benson, Barry Gertz, joined the World Waterparks Hall of Fame.