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Clear2O CWS100A Water filter

 
Approximate retail price:
$30
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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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4.0
Clear2O
12/24/2014
Pros
Ease of Use
Excellent filtering
Inexpensive
Cons
none
Best Uses
Comment:
Excellent water filter. Needed to add adapter to water faucet--after that inexpensive adjustment everything worked great. I understand the comments about needing an extension hose, but ours works fine with the hose on the unit.
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
Awkward to fill and awkward to pour
11/2/2014
Pros
Cons
Bad Ergonomic Design
Challenging To Connect
Hard To Connect To Faucet
Took Too Long To Fill
Best Uses
Comment:
I bought this becuase of the specs and Consumer Reports recommendation. I wanted very badly to like this product. We tried it for about 6 months. Here are some of the problems: The pitcher, especially when empty, does not stand up well in the sink when the filler hose is attached to the faucet. The pitcher is not well balanced and hard to hold. The spout cover sticks and then lets go - water goes everywhere. The filler hose keeps leaking water after being put back in its bracket - refrigerator shelf gets wet. The filter does not fill very fast. We finally gave up and got an under-sink filter. The under-sink filter was easy to install and works like a champ. Problem solved.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Good filter
10/18/2014
Pros
Good tasting water
Works as advertised
Cons
Can be tricky to fill
Best Uses
Comment:
This beats buying bottled water. The filter requires using both hands to fill, but once you fill it a few times, it becomes easier. The water tastes good. I ordered it through Amazon Canada, as it was the only place I could find one.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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