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Getting the Best from your BWT water filter

We can all agree that drinking water is essential to life, and with a BWT filter jug, we can provide you with water that tastes better and is of higher quality.  Check out our top industry tips on how to get the best from your filter for longer.

Filtered water has never looked or tasted so good

Those first few litres of freshly filtered BWT water not only looks good in the glass but tastes equally good on the palate. With many of the undesirable elements removed from the water and the addition of minerals like magnesium, zinc and silica the water from your BWT jug helps promote a healthy diet and personal wellbeing.

Water is the healthiest drink for humans, even kids love it when we create infused water with fresh fruits! With a BWT water jug, you can encourage them to drink more water, which will result in healthier and long-lasting habits for the rest of their lives.

But how do you ensure that the last litre of filtered water is as good as the first one up to 30 days earlier?


What is the beswomen cooking with pink filter jug t way to keep the water in your jug fresh?

The filtering procedure is completed in four to five minutes, and the table water filter is ready for use. If you do not empty the table water filter entirely in one sitting the remaining filtered water can be kept for later. To ensure that just filtered taste , keep it cold and out of direct sunlight as much as possible, for example putting it in your fridge is perfect Luckily the design of both the BWT Vida and Penguin jug means they both will fit neatly into most fridge doors. Health professionals usually recommend the daily dose for water as six to eight glasses per day or roughly 1.2 litres

Going away?

If you are planning to be away for longer than 24 hours we advise you place your jug in your fridge until you return preferably with the filter fully submerged.  Been gone for more than two days remove the filter cartridge from the filter jug, and then wash the filter jug with warm soapy water rinse well and refit the cartridge. Refill the jug with clean fresh water, allow to filter completely and then discard this batch of filtered water. Now refill and continue to use in the normal way.  We advise replacing cartridge if the water filter jug is not used for more than two weeks

Cleaning- yes, It’s really that easy!

Both types of BWT filter jugs the Vida and Penguin can be put in the dishwasher. The entire body of the jug  is suitable for a hot wash cycle. But beware: In the case of table water filters with an electronic change indicator (such as “Easy Control”), you must remove the lid before the wash cycle. Alternatively, the filter jugs can of course also be cleaned by hand with warm water and washing-up liquid.

Change the filter to main premium performance?

In order to guarantee a consistently high quality of the filtered water, it is essential to change the filter cartridge in good time – we recommend changing it at least every four weeks. Most table water filters have a manual or electronic filter change indicator, so you don’t forget to change the cartridge in time. The service life of the filter cartridge is a maximum of four weeks for microbiological reasons. Even if the maximum filter capacity has not yet been reached! The longer the recommended operating time of a cartridge is exceeded, the higher the risk that the table water filter will become contaminated, and the quality of the filtered water will decrease.

If stored properly, original BWT filter cartridges can be kept for two years. We recommend storing them in the original packaging until the filter is ready to be changed. In addition, you should store the cartridges in a cool, dry place and protect them from direct sunlight.

After putting a new filter into service, small amounts of activated carbon dust may be visible in the filtered water. The dust particles are completely harmless. Nevertheless, we recommend filling the carafe, and then rinsing and discarding the first litre of filtered water.

Penguin Filter JugPenguin Filter Jug in pink

The BWT Magnesium Mineralized Water filter jugs has great ergonomic features that follow the modern Scandinavian design. Making it eye-catching in every kitchen.

  • 2.7 litres
  • 120 litres per cartridge
  • LCD – Display
  • Available in pink & white


 Filter Jug in white with text

Vida Filter Jug

With its modern appearance, the BWT Water Vida 2.6L Filter Jug with Manual Counter is impressive. A manual indication on the lid serves as a reminder to change the filter cartridge when it is time to do so. Additionally, the table water filter has a useful filling flap, and the ergonomic handle makes holding simple and secure.

  • 2.6 litres
  • 120L per cartridge
  • Manual Symbol
  • Available in three cool colours


Filtration innovation

The BWT Magnesium Mineralized Water filter cartridges use patented protected Magnesium technology which exchanges calcium ions for magnesium ions. This reduces the pH level more than other table water filters creating delicious magnesium-enriched water with a better taste, as well as improving the flavour of the meals and drinks prepared with it. BWT’s unique Individualised Water Filter Cartridges help to reduce limescale, heavy metals, unwanted particles and odours from your tap water. Choose yours today!

  • More Power and Taste
  • More Performance and Beauty
  • From Tap Water to Best Water

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Magnesium Mineralized Water Reusable Water Filter Cartridge

BWT provides a Reusable Water Filter Cartridge that you can use again by simply switching out the filter material inside. In comparison to other water filter cartridges of a comparable design, this implies less plastic waste per litre of filtered water! By simply refilling it with our special carbon granulate and magnesium filter media, you can use our Refill method to reuse your Magnesium Mineralized Water cartridge up to four more times. This not only helps you save money, but it also lessens the amount of plastic waste you produce.

Benefits of BWT filtration

  • Reliable limescale protection for household appliances like coffee machines and kettles: reduces the minerals in the water that cause limescale
  • Reduces Taste and odour impairing substances such as chlorine and organic impurities (where they exist)
  • Reduces particles > 200 μm (particles such as sand) and heavy metals (lead and copper) where they exist

Benefits of Magnesium

  • Magnesium is a flavour carrier. Perfect foor tea, coffee, and the daily drinking pleasure
  • The clever way to support your daily magnesium requirement
  • More power and taste for an active and vital lifestyle
  • 2.5 litres* of water per day is a simple and effective way for you to enjoy up to 20% of your daily magnesium requirement (* at an average water hardness of between 267 – 320ppm)

Change the World Sip by Sip!

You can make a positive contribution to the world! By using and reusing the BWT Magnesium Mineralized Water Reusable Water Filter Cartridge & 3X Refills, you are using a smart alternative to single use plastic bottles, avoiding the inconvenience of buying and transporting bottled water from the store to your home and in some case halfway around the world.


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