Not all water filters are created equal.

The following chart illustrates that you get what you pay for (and that the temporary filter you picked up at the grocery store may not be cutting it).

Filter and Brand Impurities Addressed Unit Replacement Frequency Total Annual Replacement Filter Cost
Pitcher Brita
Pitcher from Brita
Chlorine (taste & odor), Copper, Cadmium & Mercury $11.30-
$36.00
2 months or
40 gallons
$48.00
Faucet Brita
Faucet from Brita
Sediment, Chlorine (taste & odor
only), Lead, TTHM’s, VOC, lindane
(pesticide), 2,4-D, alachlor &
atrazine (herbicide)
$18.99-
$29.99
4 months or
100 gallons
$76.00
Pitcher Pur
Pitcher from PUR
Sediment, Chlorine (taste & odor
only), Chlorination By-products,
Lead, Microbial Cysts,
Pharmacuticals, and
Agricultural & Industrial
Pollutants
$14.99-
$22.99
2 months or
40 gallons
Average of $42.00
Faucet Pur
Faucet from PUR
Sediment, Chlorine (taste & odor
only), Chlorination By-products,
Lead, Microbial Cysts,
Pharmacuticals, and
Agricultural & Industrial
Pollutants
$19.99-
$39.99
2-3 months or
100 gallons
Average of $102.00
Chanson C3
C3 from Chanson
Heavy metals, Bacteria, Sulfur,
Pesticides, Nitrates,
Lead, Arsenic, Chlorine,
Chloramines, Herbicides,
Pharmacuticals, Bad Taste and
Odor
$198.91 Annual $125.91
Chanson Nano
Nano from Chanson
Bacteria, Viruses, Mold, Spores,
Fungus, Crytosporidium, Giardia
Lambia, Parasites, Barium,
Bicarbonate, Bromine, Chloride,
Chlorine, Chloramine, Chromium,
Copper, Cyanide, Fluoride,
Manganese, Mercury, Nickel,
Silver, Turbidity, Aluminum,
Cadmium, Carbon Tetrachloride,
Lead, Nitrate, Organics,
Pesticides, Radium, Silica,
SOC’s, Sodium, Strontium,
THM’s, TOC, Uranium, VOC’s,
Herbicides, Pharmacuticals,
Arsenic, Benzene, Borate,
Calcium, Selenium, Water
Hardness/TDS & more
$750.00 There are three
pre-filters and
a carbon block
that get
replaced yearly
and two membranes
that get replaced
every two years.
Averages

$180.45
per year

Protect the health of yourself and your family with a Chanson Drinking Water filter. Still drinking bottled water? Our Bottled Water Cost Comparision Chart shows that cost-wise, bottled water is not a long-term solution!