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Zerowater and Pur Overview

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Zerowater was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Oct 27, 2009 and since then this brand received 836 reviews. It is 809 reviews more than Pur received since Feb 6, 2012.

Zerowater and Pur Consumer Ratings

53 out of 954 in Utility category
42 out of 954 in Utility category
Product or Service Quality
58 in category
31 in category
Price Affordability
55 in category
37 in category
Value for money
61 in category
54 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Pur ranks 11 points higher in the Utility category than Zerowater. People gave Zerowater 2 stars for Product or Service Quality criterion in Utility category and it is 206 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Pur was rated 2.7 stars for Product or Service Quality criterion in this category and it is 233 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Price Affordability criterion, than we see that Pur has a higher rating than Zerowater. Regarding Value for money criterion, consumers gave Zerowater 1.7 stars and it is 77% greater than other in category. Pur however was rated 1.8 stars and it is 80% greater than other in category.

Zerowater and Pur Rating Details

Product or Service Quality
2 (231 reviews)
2.7 (7 reviews)
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Bought this product because great reviews, but all the fishy ones it seems. After about 4 weeks of use our water started like fish. It seems from my own research that trimethylamine leeches into the water because of poor design...


Hello, this is a mistake. I am not upset, I simply had a question for Pur about if/how it is possible to recycle their used filters, rather than throw them away. I was not able to reach them yet but there is nothing wrong.

Price Affordability
2.1 (214 reviews)
2.6 (5 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...Switched back to Brita which I have used for years! Would not recommend Zerowater, horrible taste! Costly filters that do not do the job and not worth the price!..

Linda O

I'm about to go to Lowe's and but another filter. The last one I bought was 18 October 2018. The one before that was in June 2017. The two above started shooting out water, I'll call it the wing and the barrel where the filter is enclosed. Are they only made to last about that long? I'm I doing...

James H
Value for money
1.7 (181 reviews)
1.8 (6 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

After filtering two containers of water it becomes undrinkable (think vinegar) and tears at double the starting tds. Contacting the company their only option is to give you replacement filters. No option for a refund . I will try the retailer because this filter is a complete water of money! If I...

Katheryn A

I purchased a PUR water filter pitcher and the water takes over an hour to filter through. This makes the product unusable and I would strongly recommend buying a different product.

Phyllis L

Zerowater and Pur Pros and Cons

  • Quality of water during lifespan
  • Taste of the filtered water
  • Included meter on containers
  • I enjoyed the water filter until it stopped working
  • Filter
  • Quality of product
  • High cost
  • Tastes bad
  • Contaminants still in water up to 61
  • No more business
  • How fast it stopped working

Zerowater and Pur Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

I got Zerowater a couple of weeks ago, having read some good reviews. Then after purchasing I clocked some of the bad re...


I thanked pissed consumer.com because I've been trying to get in touch with Pur Water Filter Company through their websi...

Zerowater and Pur Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

Pitcher lid is designed poorly, it does not fit well, also the spout opening is really cheap and *** and does not open o...


I would like to have a paid shipping and handling of my defective pure Fossett. The cost in shipping it back is about...

Zerowater and Pur Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

My water from the tap here in Malden Massachusetts read zero on their meter. I filtered it...same= zero. I drank. It...

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Your system was working great for a while then it started leaking water everywhere. I was told you had a fix for this...

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Zerowater and Pur Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Zerowater Water Filter (349 reviews)
  • Zerowater Filter (177 reviews)
  • Zerowater Filtration System (133 reviews)
  • Pur Water Filter (8 reviews)