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PUR 18 Cup Ultimate Water Dispenser

Last updated: September 24, 2019


We looked at the top Water Purifiers and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Water Purifier you should buy.

Product Details

In our analysis of 267 expert reviews, the PUR 18 Cup Ultimate Water Dispenser placed 6th when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

While tap water may look clean, lead can get into your water through leaching lead service lines, or from lead contained in household plumbing. PUR, the #1 selling brand in lead filtration among filters certified to reduce lead (based on nielsen sales data for the 52 weeks ending 1/13/18), brings you a pitcher that removes 99% of lead and reduces many other contaminants. Each PUR water filter gives you 30 gallons (or 480 8oz Cups) of clean, healthy, great-tasting water with our unique maxion technology. Maxion filter technology is PUR commitment of providing superior filtration and performance, by using activated carbon and ion exchange to reduce more contaminants than any other brand. The dispenser fits conveniently in the sink for refilling with a special fill-tray design that helps distribute weight, and handles that make it easy to fill and carry..

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

A dispenser has a higher capacity and can pour while it’s filtering, making it a better option than a pitcher for high-demand households with more than two people.
Users also appreciated that this dispenser has handles that make it easier to fill and carry, and it fits well in most fridges.
It sets very nicely in the fridge and sink. Refrigerator shelves have to be adjusted to put up the container’s ten-inch height.
The spout has a cover which means that particulates and unwanted odors don’t enter into your pitcher even when left in the fridge with other foods. Plus, PUR has designed this model to fit in virtually any fridge door, allowing you to save space.
Removes chlorine, mercury and 21 types of pollutants
Filter light indicator that indicated when you need to change the filter.
The filling process is accelerated and the container features a stronger stream of water.

What reviewers didn't like

These filters can work slowly.
The cover may not lock on the place as a vent is a must for easy dispensing.
Issues with clogging.
Running hot water can decrease the filter performance.
The taste of water can be somewhat affected.
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