2022 Top 10 Best Water Filter Pitchers

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Top 10 List – Water Filter Pitchers Comparison

Purchasing a water filter pitcher is one of the best ways to ensure your water is the best it can be.

Brita is the obvious choice for water filters, but there’s a lot of newer brands with great features as well. Below we listed the ones we liked and the benefits they offer. 

Brita 10-Cup Pitcher is the standard for the industry. 

Advanced filtration technology removes the chlorine which helps improve the taste and health of your water. Brita’s filter also reduces large of amounts of other impurities such as copper, mercury and cadmium.

The flip-top on the pitcher makes it easy to refill .

You’ll also see a sticker indicator inside which will tells you when it’s time to change the filter – don’t worry, they’re not that expensive. 

Typically you’ll need to replace the filter every 40 gallons or 2-months.

Highlights

  • Capacity of 10 cups of water
  • Filter is easy to use
  • Relatively large –  perfect for 4-5 person family!
  • Reduces the amount of copper, mercury, and cadmium in tap water
  • Removes chlorine taste for fresher tasting water
  • Pitcher is made from BPA materials
  • Lid is easy to fill and eliminates spilling
  • Did you know:  1 filter is equivalent to 300 standard sized plastic water bottles

Potential Flaws

  • Water spout is fairly small, so takes a while to pour
  • Very basic and lacks features

The Aquagear Water Pitcher is in the upper echelon of water pitchers.

USA-made filters are both larger and more complex than most others on our list. Aquagear boasts triple capacity water filters which can produce 150 gallons of water each time – as a reference, it’s 3x longer than Brita.

You might be surprised by the price – it’s higher than you’d normally pay.

Highlights

  • Made in the USA and meets all product standards
  • Good design and made with 100% BPA free materials
  • Filter is extra strong as it is able to filter 150 gallons of water in its lifetime
  • Reduces lead, chromium, mercury and chlorine from tap water
  • Filter has 5 stages  and 2 micron pores to produce extremely clean water
  • Able to retain calcium and magnesium in water, which are beneficial to the body
  • Comes with a lifetime guarantee and will be replaced for free if it ever breaks
  • Customer services offers same-day support

Potential Flaws

  • Design is not great, and pouring is actually quite difficult
  • Pricier than other standard water pitchers

If you’re looking to upgrade from plastic water pitcher – try the Soma Water Filter Pitchers!

The cool thing about this pitcher is that it’s shatterproof and has a beautiful, trendy aesthetic . It’s super easy to refill and can hold up to 10-cups (80 oz.).

Soma is also a charitable. For each sold, they’ll donate a percentage of the money to people in need. 

Highlights

  • Elegantly designed that will add a pop to your kitchen
  • Capacity of 80 ounces, or 10 glasses of water
  • Handle is wooden and made from sustainable white oak
  • Pitcher base is shatterproof and BPA-free
  • When pouring, lid opens automatically for ease of use
  • Made in the USA
  • Company partners with water charities around the world, so every purchase helps bring clean water to those in need

Potential Flaws

  • Handle looks nice, but can easily break off if there is too much water in the pitcher

Invigorated’s multi-stage water pitcher uses Ultrafiltration (UF) and Membrane Filter to process Alkaline from your tap water. It will also filter out fine metals, chlorine, fluoride, and chloramine. 

Filter capacity is huge! It can handle up to 1500 cups (96 gallons or 360 liters).

One of the downsides – it’s more expensive than most pitchers. 

Highlights

  • Super modern design
  • Capacity of 3.5 liters of water
  • Complex filter includes ceramic ball blend, micro nets, zeolite, activated coconut carbon charcoal and an ion exchange resin
  • Removes chlorine, fluoride, and chloramine
  • Retains selenium and calcium which are beneficial to the body
  • Capacity of filter is 1500 cups or 96 gallons of water before needing to be replaced
  • Includes 2 filters with each purchase
  • Comes with a 1 00% satisfaction money back guarantee

Potential Flaws

  • Multiple reports of pitcher breaking, cracks in seal, and stuck filters

If you’re looking to add a bit more style to your kitchen, the Brita Large Water Pitcher is a good investment.

Not only does it remove impurities from your water, it comes in a wide range of colors to accent your décor. Be careful of the lid, though, as it has a history of coming off unexpectedly.

Highlights

  • Holds 10 cups of water
  • Comes in multiple colors including green, black, orange, red, and white
  • Handle is made with a soft-grip handle for easy filling
  • Reduces copper, cadmium, and mercury for better tasting water
  • Comes with an electronic filter indicator so you know when the filter needs to be replaced
  • Filter lasts for about 40 gallons of water, or on average 2 months of use

Potential Flaws

  • Lid does not always fit properly and frequently falls off

The Brita Water Dispenser is made to sit in your fridge or on your countertop,  making it family size big.

Comes in white or black, and has a modern look to it. While it does a good job of filtering your water, it can be hard to clean.

Highlights

  • Super large capacity of 18 cups or 1.13 gallons of water
  • Rectangular in shape and built for countertops of fridge shelves
  • Removes copper, mercury, cadmium and chlorine from water
  • Includes a sticker indicator to remind you when to change the filter
  • Comes with an Amazon Dash Button which, when pressed, instantly reorders more filters for you
  • Made from BP-free plastic

Potential Flaws

  • be hard to clean because of it’s size

The Lake Industries Water Pitcher aims to change your regular tap into alkaline water.

The filter instantly delivers fresh Alkaline water by using a Premium Cartridge to remove smaller water chemicals: chlorine, copper, zinc, and other antioxidants. 

(*Alkaline has shown to have many health benefits such as increasing body energy and improving your immune system)

Highlights

  • Design includes a see-through pitcher and blue lid, making it stylish
  • Pitcher is slim allowing it to fit into any refrigerator
  • Able to fill the reservoir of the pitcher without having to remove the top cover
  • Spout is designed to eliminate spills
  • Filter has 7 stages including mineral balls, tourmaline, ion exchange resin, and carbon
  • Removes most zinc, copper, and lead elements from water
  • Comes with 1 filter with purchase

Potential Flaws

  • Filter can fall out when pouring water

The Nakii Water Pitcher is perfect if you want a stylish but functional product.

Reduces 97% of chlorine in tap water and removes rust (usually from older faucets), mercury, and chlorine. The filter was designed in Japan and has proven to be 10-12x more effective than regular carbon filters.

Biggest downside is that it is small and not meant for large families.

Highlights

  • Capacity of 1.8 liters, or 8 cups of water
  • Rectangular in shape and can fit most refrigerator doors
  • Pitcher is clear plastic and handle is wood
  • Reduces mercury, chlorine, rust and sediment in water
  • Filter uses activated carbon fiber to help clean your water
  • Each filter has a lifespan of 150 gallons before needing to be changes

Potential Flaws

  • Small in size and not meant for a larger family

Unlike all the other water pitchers on this list, the Brita Stainless Steel Water Pitcher is made from a more stylish material.

Stainless steel adds to the elegance of the product, while its filter has the quality you would expect from Brita.

(Be aware that the inside of the pitcher, where the water sits, is still plastic.)

Highlights

  • Capacity of 8 cups of water, which makes it medium in size
  • Stainless steel outside produces a stylish design
  • Soft-grip handle makes it easy to use
  • Lid locks for convenient refilling
  • Reduces copper, mercury, and chlorine from water
  • Includes an electronic filter indicator to help you know when to change the filter
  • Filter should be changed every 40 gallons , or every 2 months

Potential Flaws

  • Stainless steel is only on the outside – the rest is still plastic, including the inside 

PUR uses MAXION filter technology and is certified to remove 95% of industrial pollutants, 96% of mercury, and 94% of various pharmaceuticals found in tap water. (Not all water pitchers are certified, but this one is!)

Another nifty feature about this is the handle.  It’s easy-fill lid is thumb activated which makes it easy to refill.

While it comes with an LED light to indicate when the filter needs to be changed, it might stop working after a few years.

Highlights

  • Capacity of 11 cups of water
  • Removes mercury and other pollutants from water
  • Reduces the taste and odor of chlorine
  • Lid is easy fill and is thumb-activated
  • Has an LED light to indicate when filter needs to be changed
  • Made from 100% BPA free plastic

Potential Flaws

  • Some online reviews noted the LED light might not work