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    Aqua-Pure by Cuno AP-DWS1000 Water Filter
    by Cuno AP-DWS1000
    This model has been tested by our experts.
    Description
    This model has been tested by our experts.

    Ratings Scorecard

    Test Results

    Flavor and Odor Reduction

    Flavor and Odor Reduction

    A measure of how effectively the filter removed flavor taints, along with the resulting odor taints, that CR added to plain water with minimal intrinsic flavor and odor (the "control" water). The test measured how close the flavor and odor of the filtered water was to that of the control water.

     /  5
    Flow rate

    Flow rate

    the time it took to filter one quart of water

     /  5
    Clogging

    Clogging

    reflects if/how the filter's flow rate slowed over the course of the cartridge's lifespan

     /  5
    Cost/year

    Cost/year

    The cost of the filter cartridges expected to be used in a year, based on the manufacturer's stated replacement interval. This does not include the initial cost of buying the water filter itself.

     /  5

    About

    The Aqua-Pure by Cuno AP-DWS1000 is part of the Water Filters test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Under-Sink Water Filters models like the by Cuno AP-DWS1000 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

    Flavor and Odor Reduction A measure of how effectively the filter removed flavor taints, along with the resulting odor taints, that CR added to plain water with minimal intrinsic flavor and odor (the "control" water). The test measured how close the flavor and odor of the filtered water was to that of the control water.

    Flow rate the time it took to filter one quart of water

    Clogging reflects if/how the filter's flow rate slowed over the course of the cartridge's lifespan

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