ZeroWater 8 Cup Filter Pitcher Review

picture of ZeroWater 8 Cup Filter Pitcher with Spigout, Filter, & TDS Meter

Do you love the taste of bottled water but feel guilty about polluting earth with all of the plastic bottles? I know I do! I found a filter pitcher that will solve both issues. ZeroWater provides “the only filtered water that meets the FDA definition for purified bottled water”! It literally removes 100% of detectable dissolved solids giving you purified water from your tap! Plus, you are not tossing bottles into the landfills and can even recycle the filters!

TDS Meter test contaminant levels in your water

The ZeroWater 8 Cup Filter Pitcher comes with a TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) meter to test your water before and after using the filter. The TDS meter will tell you what contaminant level your tap water is and how long you can expect the ZeoWater filter to last.

My straight tap water was over 900 TDS! This is beyond the Extreme Level of contaminants and off the charts for the ZeroWater TDS meter. Having a 900 TDS level makes me very concerned about what my family is consuming! However, when I use another tap filtration system that uses ultra-violet technology, the contaminant level is just down to less than 200 which is the typical or normal range. This is what I give my kids to drink and it taste fine. However, it does contain contaminants that could be harmful for my family, including lead. With a 300 level, the ZeroWater filter will give me 25-40 gallons of purified water. Although I could use the ZeroWater with my straight 900 TDS water, it would use up the filter more quickly so I choose to run it through my UV light to get the 300 level first. Most homes are at the 300 TDS level to begin with.

After using the ZeroWater pitcher, I tested the water with the TDS meter and immediately had a 003 level! The next time through, it was 000. As a mom, I feel great giving my kids water with a 000 Contaminant Level! With a 000 level, it meets the FDA definition of purified bottled water and contains no known municipalities. My kids love drinking this water.

picture of ZeroWater 8 Cup Filter Pitcher with Spigout, Filter, & TDS Meter
ZeroWater 8 Cup Filter Pitcher with Spigout, Filter, & TDS Meter

See it to believe it, it’s not bottled water it WAS my nasty well water

My son and I are the most picky when it comes to drinking our well water. My son would not drink anything but bottled water and would let us know if we tried to ‘trick’ him into drinking our well water. He can tell the difference. With the ZeroWater, he thinks he is drinking bottled water! After seeing me use tap water in the pitcher, he was skeptical. After trying it, he liked it! My 5 year old had to see it to believe it was our well water and not purified water! Do you know what you are giving your kids to drink?

I thought you might want to see it to believe it too. I had a couple friends test my straight tap water. Straight, my tap water is OVER the extreme level for contaminants, it taste nasty and smells like sulfur. My kids and I never drank it and my husband tolerated it.

picture of ZeroWater 8 Cup Filter Pitcher Hands On Test
ZeroWater 8 Cup Filter Pitcher Hands On Test

See the looks on their faces when they test my straight 900 TDS contaminant level tap water.

picture of They don't like my 900 TDS Contaminant Level Tap Water
They don't like my 900 TDS Contaminant Level Tap Water

Check out the video to see if they liked the ZeroWater!

Benefits of ZeroWater for your family and the planet

Your family will save money with ZeroWater. Typical bottled water cost an average of $2.50 – $8 per gallon. ZeroWater runs about 50 Cents per gallon! Unlike bottled water, there is no risk of PVC plastic leaching into your water with ZeroWater pitchers.

ZeroWater is good for the environment. The typical household can save 2,800 plastic PET bottles from landfills by switching to ZeorWater. Unlike other filters that you toss, with ZeroWater, you can recycle your old filters. Simply mail your old filter to them and they will even send you a $5 coupon to offset the shipping and save you money on your next filter. What a deal! Save the environment and save you money!

What we like best about ZeroWater

What we like best about ZeroWater is that we are consuming clean, healthy water and More of it! We all know the importance of drinking enough water but if you water taste “funny” even adults shy away from drinking enough, let alone kids! ZeroWater provides crisp, clean, and refreshing water from your tap! I love that my family is drinking more water now and that I know there are no contaminants to harm them. I also like the spigout feature on the bottom of the pitcher so I can either pour from the top of the pitcher or push the spigout to pour the water.

Buy ZeroWater 8 Cup Filter Pitcher

You can buy the ZeroWater Filtration Pitcher with Electronic Tester and Filter Included at many major retailers including Target and Bed, Bath, & Beyond. It can also be found online at retailers including Amazon.com. Click below to order your pitcher and extra Replacement Water Filters now!

Win ZeroWater 8 Cup Filter Pitcher Giveaway (Closed)

Updated: 7/9/10 Winner Announced: Congratulations, Julie Jones, you won! You have 36 hours to respond to the email sent to you. Thank you to all who entered to win! Please consider purchasing this filter pitcher, it is absolutely amazing!

ZeroWater is offering a lucky winner their own ZeroWater Filtration Pitcher with Electronic Tester and Filter.

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This was not a paid post. My own opinions were used based on my perceptions and experience. Thank you to Pravana who provided the products for the review and giveaway.

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244 thoughts on “ZeroWater 8 Cup Filter Pitcher Review

  1. Gaines Simmons says:

    Zero water has four patents, easy assembly and the only water filter approved by the FDA. I have joined, followed, liked, and subscribed. Voted too, good luck. Thank you.

  2. Jon Lefkove says:

    I learned that ZeroWater is the only filtered water that meets FDA definition for purified bottled water.

  3. Sharon says:

    I learned that ZeroWater is the only filtered water that meets FDA definition for purified bottled water!
    Thanks!

  4. Julie Jones says:

    That video was great. Thanks for sharing it!
    It produces the only filtered water that meets the FDA definition of purified bottled water. That is awesome!

  5. Chrystal says:

    The ZeroWater system contains specific materials which inhibit the growth of bacteria within the cartridge.

  6. kathy pease says:

    Though we are lab-certified for 22.5 gallons per filter under the strictest conditions, our customers with tap water near 200 TDS tell us that one filter will treat about 30 gallons of water before seeing a reading of 006 on their TDS meter. The lower the TDS, the longer the filters will last. You need to test your water to know for yourself

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    Commented on Total House Remodel post (Spring has finally sprung with our Backyard Discovery Playset) #1

  10. Patricia Lowry says:

    Zero water cleans tap water better than any other pitcher or faucet mount product. Would love to have one!

  11. Sherri says:

    I learned that the The ZeroWater system contains specific materials which inhibit the growth of bacteria within the cartridge

  12. augrim says:

    ZeroWater is the only filtered water that meets FDA definition for puified filtered water!

  13. dawn says:

    They hold 4 patents regarding their filters and also additional patents pending.

    mightynaynay(at0cs.com

  14. Darcy B says:

    I learned that the The ZeroWater system contains specific materials which inhibit the growth of bacteria within the cartridge.

  15. Felicia E says:

    entered the Taylor Biggest Loser digital kitchen scale giveaway.
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  16. Felicia E says:

    I learned that the The ZeroWater system contains specific materials which inhibit the growth of bacteria within the cartridge.
    felicia.431 at gmail dot com

  17. Letessha says:

    ZeroWater is the only purified water filtration system that meets FDA definition of purified bottled water

  18. Louis says:

    fun fact:
    Q. When was ZeroWater® developed?
    A. The filter was developed in the early 1990’s

  19. Angela Winesburg says:

    I learned that ZeroWater is the only purified water filtration system that meets FDA definition of purified bottled water, thanks!

  20. Dani says:

    I learned that the ZeroWater® Pitcher and filters are certified by NSF International and the Water Quality Association.

  21. Sheryl Klepac says:

    I learned that zero water is five time more effective at removing impurities than other water.I would love to try this,we have used everything that does not cost a ton and they just di nit last

  22. Schmitt says:

    I learned that,”the average household can eliminate nearly 2,800 plastic PET bottles per year simply by switching to ZeroWater filtered water pitchers.”

  23. Karen P says:

    I learned

    Q. Is ZeroWater® patented?
    A. As of 2008, ZeroWater holds 4 patents regarding our filters with additional patents pending.

  24. jenna cook says:

    zero water is five time more effective at removing impurities than other water filtrators.

  25. Cindy T. says:

    I learned from the website that ZeroWater is a 5 stage filter which is more comprehensive than other pitcher filters. Thanks for the chance to win.

  26. Danielle says:

    i learned that “ZeroWater water filters utilize a patented 5 stage Ion Exchange system that removes 100% of detectable dissolved solids and provides more complete filtration than conventional carbon water filters”

  27. Crystal says:

    WOw, ZeroWater is the only purified water filtration system that meets FDA definition of purified bottled water. I have well water and this would make it drinkable.

  28. Anna says:

    I learned that ZeroWater water filters utilize a patented 5 stage Ion Exchange system that removes 100% of detectable dissolved solids and provides more complete filtration than conventional carbon water filters.

    Thanks for the chance!

  29. kelly wakefield says:

    I learned that As of 2008, ZeroWater holds 4 patents regarding our filters with additional patents pending.

  30. Amanda D says:

    Oh this would be so great! We have nasty well water, too. I checked out their website and I learned it utilizes Ion Exchange Technology as opposed to simple carbon only. I also love that they include a TDS meter!

    Thanks so much for the chance to win!

  31. sarah t says:

    i learned
    ZeroWater® is the ONLY filtered water that meets FDA definition for purified bottled water.*

  32. Dave says:

    I learned that the ZeroWater system contains specific materials which inhibit the growth of bacteria within the cartridge. This would be wonderful to have in our home. Thank you for the chance to win.

  33. sandra says:

    i learned ZeroWater is the ONLY filtered water that meets FDA definition for purified bottled water

  34. Jacob LaFountaine says:

    The energy from the UV lamp in the Zuvo Purator is absorbed by water in the system and by the walls of the plastic treatment chamber.

  35. Janice Wright says:

    The filter will clean between 25-40 gallons for most households. It depends on where you live.

  36. Carrie says:

    I learned that you can get a coupon by entering in your info (just did that!) And… they were mentioned on the Today Show, among others. We just purchased our own zerowater pitcher from Target a few hours ago and we tested our tap water… 120, not bad. But our FILTERED refrigerator water was 115!!! We can taste the difference immediately. We’d love another pitcher for entertaining, for our dog and to possibly lend out because our friends and family need to try this!

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  38. Janice Crespo says:

    I learned that ZeroWater® is the ONLY filtered water that meets FDA definition for purified bottled water. Now … wondering WHY I am wasting my time and money using Brita? Thanks for sharing this – bookmarked that site 🙂
    [email protected]

  39. gala says:

    This system uses a five-stage filtration cartridge designed to remove more contaminants from tap water than usual carbon filters.

  40. Sharon C says:

    As of 2008, ZeroWater holds 4 patents regarding our filters with additional patents pending. Impressive reviews..

  41. Constance L says:

    I learned that ZeroWater holds 4 patents regarding our filters with additional patents pending.

    imin2fun81 at mail dot com

  42. Tim says:

    I learned that the company’s technology possesses several patents…impressive being how saturated the market is.

  43. SANDY says:

    Q. When was ZeroWater® developed?
    A. The filter was developed in the early 1990’s.

    Q. Is ZeroWater® patented?
    A. As of 2008, ZeroWater holds 4 patents regarding our filters with additional patents pending.

  44. Denise S says:

    As of 2008, ZeroWater holds 4 patents regarding our filters with additional patents pending.

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