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How safe is your water? #ZeroWater #Review +Pitcher & Water Meter #Giveaway

Thank you to ZeroWater for providing me with product in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions shared are my own.

We drink a lot of water at our house! It's the beverage of choice for me and my daughters. I sometimes drink up to a gallon of water a day. Since water is essential for our well-being, I have started to wonder if I am providing the best possible for my family.

ZeroWater is a leading brand in water filters. Their unique filtration systems provide hydration while at home or on-the-go. They hope to assist in creating a planet where everyone has access to safe drinking water.

ZeroWater sent me a 12-cup Ready-Pour ZeroWater pitcher and one water meter to try in our home. 

Filter and water meter 

WOW! This filter is giant.

I was curious about the size of the filter. Turns out ZeroWater uses a 5-stage system. This is the secret to getting clean drinking water.
Stage 1- Removes suspended
solids such as dust and rust that
make your water appear cloudy
Stage 2- Removes organic
contaminants; pesticides,
herbicides, etc.
Stage 3- Removes additional
suspended solids
Stage 4- Removes inorganic
compounds, such as metals and
nonmetals, as well as radiological
Stage 5- Removes remaining
suspended solids 

Set up was a breeze! I washed the pitcher with hot, soapy water then twisted the filter into the bottom of the reservoir.

There is a tight seal between the filter, o-ring, and reservoir 

I like that the filter screws in to the system instead of just dropping it it. This forces the water to pass through the filter. 

Ready to fill

I had been using one of ZeroWater's competitors for most of my life. Since I recently changed my my other water pitcher's filter; I thought it would be fun to compare the total total dissolved solids (TDS) in both pitchers and also our tap water. 

Tap water



ZeroWater won by a long shot! I am really surprised that my other filter left so many contaminants in our drinking water. ZeroWater recommends periodically testing your water and changing the filter when it tests 006 TDS. The competitive brand (with a week old filter) was already WAY past what ZeroWater considers acceptable. Looks like it's time to retire my old pitcher!

Most ZeroWater systems come with a water meter, so you can run a similar contest at home. In the 12-cup pitcher I was sent, the meter fits right into the lid.  

Water meter and spigot under the handle

The model I received features a spigot to dispense the water. Since my three-year-old is becoming more independent, she loves to help pour her own water.

Helping mom is fun!

There's also a spout on top to pour into your cup or for fast dispense while cooking. 

Time for some water

My husband and I agree that water from the ZeroWater pitcher tastes much better then our other pitcher. He usually opts for bottle water because our old pitcher leaves small pieces of carbon in your glass. We are happy that we can trust ZeroWater to provide clean water for our family, we'll be using their products for a long time!

NSF Certified to REDUCE LEAD
Removes 99.6% of all dissolved solids
Purest tasting drinking water
12 cup capacity = 10 cup pitcher + 2 cups in reserve
Immediate pouring ability
One-hand "push to dispense" spout to fill any bottle or cup
Convenient space-saving design
Certified* to reduce Lead, Chromium, & Mercury
Patented 5-Stage Dual-Ion Exchange filtration system
Ion-Exchange system that removes virtually all dissolved solids in your water
The FDA requires the TDS level in PURIFIED bottled water to reach 000-010ppm. ZeroWater is the only filter in its class to achieve this level.

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Want it? Win it!
One lucky MBP reader will win a 12-cup Ready-Pour ZeroWater pitcher and one water meter to test their water! Giveaway is open to US residents, 18+. Just use the handy entry form below to enter for your chance to win! MBP is not responsible for prize fulfillment. Please see our policies page for details.

Special thanks to ZeroWater for allowing me to showcase their water filters, and for offering this fantastic giveaway for our readers!

Good luck!


  1. I love good fresh clean water!

  2. This looks like it would be great for our family. We have very hard water and looks like this would allow us to be able to drink out of our tap

  3. the better water to drink, the better we would live

  4. water is essential for my garden

  5. As a distance runner I drink a lot of water, over a gallon a day...Probably more in the summer. I could really benefit from this!

  6. I love my water the drink it everyday all the time
    the cleaner the taste

  7. We all drink a lot of water here...and it is not very good water. I would us to have fresh, clean water without contaminents!

  8. Some of my favorite things that involve water (though not from a pitcher!), are swimming and soaking in a nice warm tub. Ahh!

  9. This prize would be of immense benefit to my household! Our house is pretty old, and was never really taken care of properly- it never saw the kind of upkeep it needed. One major problem is the pipes! Our city's tap water is perfectly fine, but lead and other contaminants from the pipes themselves can get into the water that we drink. I've lived here now for less than 3 years, but have already tested positive for mild-to-moderate lead toxicity. It scares me because in my studies/work I've have dealt with neurotoxins, and our situation is just... overwhelming.

  10. I love taking a quick shower to cool off in the summertime!

  11. I love... making tea! I drink at ~least~ a couple of cups every day.

  12. Love hanging out at the beach, when I go camping/hiking.

  13. Another thing that I like, involving water: snowboarding. (Snow as a form of water... :p )

  14. This prize would be great for us to use when we go to our camp because the water quality is not so great. Thanks!

  15. A favorite thing involving water: Watering our plants and flowers in the springtime.

  16. This would benefit me from having to buy bottled water as the water where I live really is not drinkable.

  17. Another favorite thing: Making popsicles, fruit-infused water, and ice cubes w/ fruit in them-- esp. in the summertime. :)

  18. While I might not always love doing laundry, I really enjoy having ~clean~ laundry! --And THAT is definitely something that involves water.

  19. I would stop buying bottled water and use this instead.

  20. This would benefit me so I can stop buying bottled water and still have clean water!

  21. I love water and drink lots of it, but I also love swimming, which involves water!!

  22. I love drinking water but ususally drink bottle water but it gets pricey!! I would love to win this!!

  23. I love making popsicles in the summer and that involves water :)

  24. I keep going back to this: I just love, simply, drinking a nice glass of water. I always have a (glass/reusable) water bottle with me wherever I go.

  25. Our dog likes to cool off in her kiddie pool in the summertime, and play with her wiffle balls in the water.


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