6 Best Pur Water Filters, Pitchers, Dispensers & Replacement Filters

Drinking pure and healthy water is the fundamental requirement of all human beings. Impure and contaminated water can adversely affect your health and upset your lifestyle. To ensure a healthy living, you must drink pure and fresh water, and this is only possible when you have additional water purification measures installed at the points of use of water for drinking purposes.

There are various rules and regulations which ensure that the drinking water is safe and healthy for every American citizen. However, with the passage of time, ageing infrastructure, increasing pollution, and awareness about waterborne diseases, the use of water filters have become inevitable. A research* article published on the NCBI website outlines how water-filters have significantly reduced the level of fluoride, bacteria, and harmful substance in water.

There are a lot of water filters available in the market for you to buy and install at your home or offices. They come with various technologies, capacities, and flow rates. One such filtration system, Pur water filtration system, has been producing innovative, affordable, and quality water filtration systems for the last 30 years. In this review, we will be evaluating the most famous Pur water filtration products. We hope that this review will help you in making the best purchase decision for yourself and your family as drinking water is something that cannot and must not be ignored in any case.

So, let’s begin without any further delay.

We will be covering three different categories of Pur water purification products in this review.

  1. Pur Faucet Filtration Systems
  2. Pur Pitchers and Dispensers
  3. Pur Filters

Pur Faucet Filtration Systems (Comparison)

 Best Pur Faucet Filtration Systems 
Editor's ChoicePUR FM-3700 Advanced Faucet Water Filter
  • 100 gallons of water capacity

  • Filters up to 70 contaminants

  • Economic Price

PUR PFM100B Black Horizontal Faucet Water Filter
  • Filters 70 contaminants

  • 100 Gallon capacity

  • Horizontal faucet filter

PUR CR1100CV 11-Cup Classic Water Pitcher Filter
  • 11 cup capacity

  • 40 Gallons/filter

  • LED filter life indicator

PUR DS1800Z 18-Cup Dispenser
  • 18 cups capacity

  • Made of high-quality recyclable plastic

  • MAXION filter technology

PUR RF9999 Genuine MineralClear Filter
  • Filters 70 contaminants

  • 100 Gallons/filter

  • Economic price

PUR CRF950Z Genuine Replacement Filter
  • 22 gallons/filter

  • 2-3 months filter life

  • Compatible with all PUR pitchers/dispensers


Pur Faucet Filtration System Review

Pur faucet filtration systems are easy to use, and you just need to attach the filtration system to the faucet. Turn on the water, and you will get filtered water to drink.

1. PUR FM-3700 Advanced Faucet Water Filter, Chrome – Review

PUR FM 3700 Water Filter

Setup: Setting up this faucet filter filtration system is easy. It offers a one-click tool-free installment, and you can start getting healthy and clean drinking water.

Capacity: It can filter 100 gallons of water or standard use of 2-3 months. FM-3700 comes with the MineralClear® filter already installed. This much capacity in the economical price makes the water filtration economical as compared to other faucet models available in the market.

Effectiveness: It can filter up to 70 contaminants in water. It reduces lead, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, and cysts for a maximum of 99 percent and has a purification rate of 96 percent for chlorine, mercury, and industrial pollutants. This is very comprehensive as compared to other manufacturers of the same products. The reason behind this is MAXION® filter technology. It is designed in an innovative way to provide you with the best drinking water. Another outstanding feature to enhance its functionality is the CleanSensor™ Monitor, which allows users to see the filter status, and you get to know when to change your filter. Faucet filtration systems are not only perfect for drinking purposes but also allow you to wash vegetables and fruits with pure water as well.

Our Rating and Verdict: It is one of the best options available in the market. We rate it at 4.5/5, considering its all features. One limitation with this model is its non-compatibility with pull-out and handheld faucets.

2. PUR PFM100B Black Horizontal Faucet Mount with 1 Basic Filter – Review

PUR PFM100B Water Filter

Setup: Setting up the black horizontal faucet filter is the same as the process explained above.

Capacity: it offers the same capacity of 100 gallons and comes with a filter already installed in it.

Effectiveness: This filter, despite being at a lower price end, does not compromise on effectiveness. It effectively filters 70 contaminants up to 99 percent.

Aesthetic Value: Its black color and attractive design is a differentiating feature. It will add a unique look to your kitchen.

Our Rating and Verdict: We give it a 4/5 rating. It is a bit lower on the rating side because some users have reported that after a couple of months of filter use, the speed of water gets slow.

Pur Pitchers and Dispensers

If you are looking for an innovative and effective option for your dinner table, refrigerator, or keeping a water pitcher on your bed-side table, Pur pitcher has got you covered. On the contrary, if you want a dispenser to be placed inside your refrigerator or kitchen table, Pur also provides a very viable and economical option.

3. PUR CR1100CV 11-Cup Classic Water Pitcher Filtration System – Review

Usage: Imagine your kids playing with their friends in the backyard, and suddenly you run out of the water bottle you bought from inside. What will you do? Go back inside? Nah! You don’t want to miss seeing your children playing. You can solve this problem in a couple of minutes if you have a Pur filter pitcher. Just open any tap, fill the pitcher and serve your kids with clean and healthy drinking water. You can also keep this pitcher in your fridge, dinner table, living room, or inside your room.

Capacity: This pitcher provides an 11 cup capacity when it is filled, and the filter installed in it can filter up to 40 gallons of water. This can last up to 1-2 months of typical use.

Effectiveness: The pitcher also uses the same filters used in the tap filtration system and gives up to 99 percent of purity.

Design: The pitcher is designed for easy refilling. The lid is thumb-activated. The built-in LED filter life indicator lets you know when to change the filter. The compact design makes it easier to fit in the refrigerator.

Durability: It is made from high-quality materials and goes a long way.

Washing: Pitcher is easy to wash; the filter can be removed by just twisting from its lock. You can wash it with the usual dishwasher. Dry up the pitcher, and it is ready to be used again.

Our Rating and Verdict: This is a convenient and useful product. It has a seamless ability to make your life easy. We rate it at 4.6/5.

4. PUR DS1800Z 18-Cup Dispenser with Basic Filter – Review

Usage: Another option for only drinking purposes with a larger capacity is the Pur dispenser. It is perfect to be used inside the fridge or kitchen table. You can also place in your living room for instant clean drinking water.

Capacity: It provides up to 18 cups of water. This capacity is enough for single-day use for a family of 3-4 people and can last for two days for a couple. Overall, the filters which come pre-installed can filter up to 40 gallons of water. These filters can last for a couple of months with the average user.

Effectiveness: Pur does not make any compromises when it comes to the effectiveness of its filters and filtration systems. All of the models have the same MAXION® filter technology, which ensures 99 percent water purification.

Design: The tap on the dispenser is easy to operate. It is made of high-quality recyclable plastic. You do not have to worry about its quality and ease of use. The slim and sleek design allows you to adjust it in your refrigerator, as well.

Washing: It is easy to clean. Attaching and detaching the filter is an easy task.

Our Rating and Verdict: We rate this product from Pur at 4.7/5. It grabs a high rating because its quality outnumbers the competitors.

Pur Filters

The filters are the essence of any filtration system. In this part of the review, we will evaluate the Pur filters.

5. PUR RF9999 Genuine MineralClear Replacement Filter for Faucet Water Filtration System (Pack of 6) – Review

RF9999 water filter by PUR

These filters are made through advanced technology and maintaining all the standards. Compatible with the Pur faucet filtration system, the filter 70 contaminants in the water up to 99 purification rate. It can filter up to 100 gallons of water and works well for 2-3 months. They are easy to be attached to the faucet filtration system, and the changeover is hassle-free.

Our Rating and Verdict: We give it a 4.8 rating because of its economical price and ease of use. We recommend that you buy a pack of six to save some more money.

6. PUR CRF950Z Genuine Replacement Filter for Pitcher Water Filtration System (Pack of 4) – Review

CRF950Z Water Filter

With a capacity to filter around 22 gallons of water, it can last for up to 2 months of typical use. It is built with the same technology as mentioned above. It is compatible with all the Pur pitchers and dispensers.

Our Rating and Verdict: Anything less than 4.8/5 for this filter will not do justice to it. It is an effective and economical water filter.

Some FAQs will help clear any doubts left in your mind about Pur water filtration products.

Q: How Pur filter ensure so much effectiveness?

A: Fur water filters work in three stages. Stage 1 ensures that all the sediments are trapped, stage 2 removes 99% of lead and cysts, and stage 3 filters water over natural minerals for a crisp and refreshing taste.  

Q: Can Pur Water filters remove hard water?

A: Yes, they can. The filters can remove hard water as well and provide you with the purest drinking water.

Q: How is the installation so easy?

A: Installation is a 4 step process. All you have to do is to twist the top cover off, insert the filter into the device, then remove aerator and washer from the faucet, attach Fur device to the faucet with one click, and you are all set to use your Fur filtration system.

Please keep in mind that the Fur filtration system is only compatible with standard faucets and will not work with pull-out or handheld faucets.

Q: Is it okay if the filters work more than the prescribed time?

A: No, we recommend that you change your water filters on or before the due date. If you are using Pur filters, they will indicate the changing time. Do not ignore it; this can be dangerous for your health.

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