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ZeroWater ZP-010 10-cup Pitcher water filter

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Type: Carafe water filters
About - ZeroWater ZP-010 10-cup Pitcher

The ZeroWater ZP-010 10-cup Pitcher is part of the water filter test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, water filter models like the ZP-010 10-cup Pitcher 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.

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.

Clogging measures how well the filter retains its flow rate over time and whether it stopped flowing completely before its claimed life span.

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The Ratings applied to untested model ZeroWater ZD-013 8-cup Pitcher come from our tests of model ZeroWater ZP-010 10-cup Pitcher, which in our judgment is enough alike in its performance, features, and specs that our test results apply to both.
Features & Specs - ZeroWater ZP-010 10-cup Pitcher
info Filter cost 48
info Filter-life indicator Yes
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User Reviews - ZeroWater ZP-010 10-cup Pitcher
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I Love Zero Water-it's the BEST
Easy and fast
Can Be Awkward Pouring
Best Uses
All Food Drink Prep
Drinking cooking
I use Zero Water for all my drinking and cooking. I purchased 8 filters at once to reduce maintenance cost. All the filters I have bought anywhere have worked fine. I test the water occasionally to ensure the filters are working. I know when the water starts to taste bad, it's time to put in a new filter. I love Zero Water better than any other filter I have used. It doesn't take long for the water to get through the filter. I fill up gallon water bottles I have saved so I always have Zero Water to use all the time. The only thing I don't like is that it can be awkward to pour from a full Zero Water pitcher. I find that if I take off the lid, it pours more easily. The tap water in our Florida home tastes terrible and contains over 156 TDS. Zero Water makes it taste wonderful. I just can't say enough good things about this product.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
Sorry I spent my money on this
Blue Color Is Nice
Bad Taste When Filter Die
Doesn't Pour Well
lid is difficult
New Filter Stops Working
No Warning Refilter Dies
Takes Forever To Filter
Very Expensive Filters
Water Never Reached Zero
Best Uses
I thought I would replace my Brita with this. Really bad idea. The horrible taste when the filter expires is unreal and there's no indication of when it's going to happen. My water never filtered to zero or even the 006 they recommend to change the filter. First filter lasted 5 days. Second filter stopped working after 1 pitcher of water done. 10 hours later, still water in the top. Save your money folks!!!
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
fishy taste
Clear water
Good at first
Bad Smell
Fishy Taste
Best Uses
We owned Zero Water pitcher for about a month. At first it produced clear, good tasting water. I was pleased because it left no white deposits in my teakettle when I boiled water from the pitcher. After about 3 weeks we noticed the water had an unusal taste. Then a strong fishy odor developed. The water was undrinkable. I researched online and found this is a very common problem with this pitcher. Since I didn't want to buy a new filter every 3 weeks, I have discontinued using this pitcher.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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