72-Ounce pitcher filters and fills in 34-second * 1 Block carbon filter cleans 50-gallon that's over 88 pitchers * Filter flow meter indicator lets you know when your filter needs changing * Adapts easily to a number of faucets with the simple faucet connector Fresh, clean water without the wait! Clear2O Water Filtration Pitcher filters and fills in 34 seconds! NSF-certified to reduce up to 53 contaminants, its block carbon filter cleans 50 gallons (thats 88 refills!), the equivalent of 378 disposable half-liter water bottles that would be thrown away after one use. Works with most standard faucets. The Clear2O secret is the unique block carbon filter that uses pressure from your faucet to force water through solid carbon, reducing more contaminants than the granulated or powdered carbon found on most filters.
I was interested in buying this product also because of the Consumer Reports recommendation, but thanks to other Amazon reviewers, I was concerned about the lack of NSF Certification. I called Applica/Clear 2O & was informed that they're no longer producing filters for this product, so they didn't renew their certification. In other words, when existing stock runs out, there will be no more replacement filters available.
I mainly bought this to filter water for making coffee and tea. The difference between water filtered by this pitcher and water straight from the tap is phenomenal. I admit it, I'm a coffee and tea geek. This is exactly what I needed. Friends and family have commented on how my coffee and tea taste much better than the one they make at home.I looked at all the competitors such as Brita, PUR and about a dozen other less known brands that have solid reviews. Unfortunately most only filter to make water taste ..
We purchased this water filter because the pitcher was to fill fast and the number of impurities it took out was provably more than any other commonly available pitcher system.The unit definitely fills faster than Brita or PUR pitchers do. However, it makes a terrible, loud, higher-pitched gear grinding sound as it does so. It's not bad enough to wear ear protection, but you will have problems understanding someone in the room until you stop. Fortunately, it is less than a minute before it is filled.Filtere..