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PUR vs. ZeroWater

PUR vs. ZeroWater

Two of the most popular water filtration brands go head to head in this article. Below you will find a comparative analysis looking at effectiveness, design, cost, durability and taste. As with our other head to head match-ups, we make a clear recommendation. For the purposes of accurate comparison, we will look at the 23 […] Read More


ZeroWater Filter Review

ZeroWater filter review

We would love to say that ZeroWater pitcher filters are high-performing, well-designed and long-lasting. It would be great to see a company break up the Brita and PUR gridlock that sits atop the world of low cost water filters. Sadly, we cannot give it our full endorsement. Here’s the deal: ZeroWater filters have been NSF […] Read More

removing fluoride from your tap water

Fluoride was once a hot topic on this site. It seems the discussion has died down, but there are still many people who are concerned about the presence of fluoride in their drinking water. As we said in our original article, we will not take a position on whether fluoride is harmful for your health […] Read More

soma water filter

We often use this website to endorse certain products that we have come to appreciate for one reason or another. Today, we are going to talk about a product that we have not used personally, but one that has earned a lot of attention recently for its groundbreaking design and its sustainable approach to fabrication […] Read More

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brita vs. pur water filter

By the end of this article, you will have a definitive answer to this question. Update 8/4/13: Originally published over a year ago, we still maintain the validity of the points in this article. As others have done, feel free to add your own thoughts in the comments section below and if you have any […] Read More

black particles found in brita filter

We recently had a reader write us with a question about the black particles that are often found in water purified by Brita filters. Here is her letter (you can find our response below it): I’m curious to know if you have done any testing regarding the black particles that are often found in the […] Read More

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The Best Pitcher Water Filters

best pitcher water filters

We have talked a lot on this site about different water purification systems that can be used in the home and on the road. What we haven’t yet done is exhaustive comparison between products. In this post, we will get into the nitty-gritty with some of the more well known pitcher filters. We have already […] Read More

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Cheap water purifiers

Filtering your water does not have to be expensive. As we’ve explained repeatedly on this site, there are many options and you can scale up as needed or as you can afford it. This post will explore some of the more budget options that exist for getting the purest water possible in your home. Start […] Read More

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UV Water Treatment Systems

UV light water treatment

UV home water systems are not for everyone. It depends on where you live and what your specific concerns are when it comes to your drinking water. In this article, we will talk about the purpose of UV light treatment and whether or not your situation calls for one. In the end, of course, it’s […] Read More

home water purification options

We have already discussed many of these devices and systems in individual posts, but it would be helpful to have an overview of all of them in one post. If you have spent some amount of time on this site, it’s most likely pretty clear to you that filtering your home drinking water is a […] Read More

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