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Putting the tap to the test
With the help of some taste-testers, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>'s Wendy Bounds tries out a few new and notable entrants in the home water filtration market.
Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 06:33 AM
Previously, Bounds headed outdoors to tackle home composters. This time around, she’s testing out (with the help of four strong-bladdered friends) newfangled home water filtration systems, ahem, flooding the market.
Home water filtration products are a $2.5 billion and on-the-rise industry catering to those who fear contaminated drinking water, which, by the way is the numero uno environmental concern among Americans according to a recent Gallup poll. And Bounds doesn’t just examine Brita’s newest model. She also sizes up a chlorine-removing shower filter, a whole-house filter, a refrigerator filter, filtered water bottles, a pricey dehumidifier gizmo and, of course, a slew of pitcher models.
Watch Bounds put her tap to the test in the video below and check out the full article here
. What kind of you water filtration system(s) do you use at home? Me? I’m mostly a simple Brita kind of guy although I've flirted with the Zuvo Water Purator, too.
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