Three Reasons You Need a Filtering Water Pitcher

If you can’t drink your water straight from the tap, a filtering pitcher can help.

If you live in a place where tap water isn’t as clean and pure as you’d prefer, then a filtering water pitcher is going to be your best friend. Some people have water that contains chemicals and heavy metals, which is not safe for consumption. The good news is there are plenty of options for purifying water so it’s safe to drink, and one of the most popular ways is with a water pitcher that has a built-in filtration system.

Cleans Contaminants

This fits perfectly on refrigerator shelves and has an easy-locking lid and a spigot that’s designed for precise pouring. Brita

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The purpose of a water pitcher with a filtration system is to make water safe to drink. Bacteria and other parasites can exist in impure water, and by consuming that water, you put yourself at risk of exposure to some nasty things. Some water also contains heavy metals that can be carcinogenic. So, get yourself a filtering water pitcher that reduces or altogether removes chlorine, copper, mercury, zinc, and other elements.

Filter-Life Indicator

This one can hold 10 cups of H20 and should be replaced every two to six months. Brita

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Using a water pitcher with a filter will not only improve the makeup of the water, but also its quality and how it tastes. This means you won’t be drinking water that smells moldy or foul. Instead, by regularly replacing the filter, your water will stay at the correct pH level for it be healthy and tasty. That said, be careful about going too crazy with a filtration system. Some filters go so far as to remove minerals like magnesium, calcium, sodium, and iron that are actually good for your body.

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From a leading brand, this reduces the amount of mercury and copper in H20. PUR

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No one wants a water filter that causes more fuss and trouble than it’s worth. Look for a setup that with a filter that has a long lifespan so you’re not constantly changing it out (which can become expensive). Look at how often you’ll need to replace the filter on the water pitcher you’re considering, and weigh that into your final decision.