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Clear2O CWS100A
 
Approximate retail price:
$23
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Type: Carafe water filters
About - Clear2O CWS100A

The Clear2O CWS100A is part of the water filter test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, water filter models like the CWS100A are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Lead removal:
Lead removal indicates the percentage of lead that was removed by each filter.

Chloroform removal:
Chloroform removal rates the percentage of chloroform removed. A filter's ability to remove chloroform predicts how well it will remove organic compounds as well as byproducts created by disinfectants used by water systems.

Flow rate:
Flow rate is how fast a gallon of water filtered through the cartridge. The criteria for flow rate scores differ between different types of filters. Faucet-mount, countertop, and undersink models have the same criterion; carafes and reverse osmosis models each have their own.
Features & Specs - Clear2O CWS100A
info Filter cost 18
info Filter-life indicator Yes
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User Reviews - Clear2O CWS100A
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5.0
EXCELLENT!!!!!!
2/27/2014
Pros
Fast Fill Time
Filter change indicator
Large Capacity
Low Cost
Cons
Short Connecting Hose
Best Uses
Coffee Pots
Comment:
I use this for my coffeemaker. Using it almost two years now. Works GREAT!!!!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Has worked great for the past 2 years!
12/21/2013
Pros
Drink H2o Immediately
Ease of Use
Quick fill
Cons
2 Handed Operation
Need For Extra Hose
Replacement Filter Cost
Best Uses
Comment:
I live out in the desert south of Phoenix and the quality of the drinking water is not that good. This product makes the water clear and tasteless as water should be. As I have read some of the cons on this unit, here are some pointers: (1)buy the hose extension so that it is easier to hook to the sink without having to put the pitcher in the sink or hold it; (2)the filters have gotten expensive - shop around as I found the best deals on Ebay;(3)use 2 hands to put the hose on to the faucet by pulling down the collar with one hand while pushing the fitting up and on with the other. I rated it a 4 star because of need to buy the extra hose extension, the 2-handed need, and the increase in cost of filters over the past 2 years.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
Had to return
8/9/2013
Pros
Best Filtering
Cons
Hose is too short
Wont Fit Moen Faucets
Best Uses
Comment:
Unfortunatly I had to return the pitcher, which is a shame becsue I wanted to make sure I got the lead out of the water.<br />The hose would not fit my Moen faucet. Thought I could take out the center of the sprayer and fit in the required fittings for the hose on the pitcher, but no. The hose was too short to fit the bathroom sinks as well.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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