The Ultimate Christmas Shopping Guide for Safe Drinking Water: Earth Water's Recommendations

The Ultimate Christmas Shopping Guide for Safe Drinking Water: Earth Water's Recommendations

Tis the Season for Pure Water! With the festive season upon us, gift the gift of health and safety to your loved ones by ensuring they have access to clean, PFAS-free drinking water. Over 200 million Americans are affected by the contamination of "forever chemicals" in their drinking water. This Christmas, take a step towards protecting your family from these toxic substances.


Selecting the Perfect Water Filter: This holiday season, avoid drinking directly from the tap and choose a water filter as a thoughtful and practical gift. With a plethora of water filters in the market, each claiming to eliminate PFAS, it can be challenging to find the best one for your home. Earth Water is here to guide you through this process.

Earth Water's Expertise: Based on extensive experience and testing, Earth Water presents its guide to selecting the best PFAS filters. Our team has personally purchased and tested many different types of water filters in real home and life environments, using actual tap water.

Performance Evaluation: Each water filter was evaluated for its effectiveness in reducing forever chemicals. To bring you the best recommendations for your Christmas shopping, we also considered other crucial aspects like the cost, potential lifespan, and overall performance of the filters.

Choose Wisely: Make your Christmas shopping meaningful this year by choosing a water filter that not only provides clean water but also peace of mind. Trust Earth Water's recommendations to select the perfect gift for your family and friends, ensuring they enjoy a healthier, safer festive season.

Here We Go!

Top Recommendations

In the spirit of giving the best this holiday season, Earth Water has identified four standout water filters that either completely eliminated or significantly reduced PFAS levels in our testing. These top performers are ideal choices for ensuring your family's health and safety:


Longest Filter Life: Travel Berkey

Luxury Choice for a Premium Gift

The Ultimate Investment in Water Safety: While this water filter comes with a higher price tag, it's an investment in unparalleled water purity and long-term health benefits. Perfect for those looking to splurge on a luxurious and practical Christmas gift, this filter stands out for its complete elimination of forever chemicals, as demonstrated in our tests.


  • Elegant Non-Plastic Design: Adds a touch of sophistication to any kitchen.
  • Generous Water Capacity: Ideal for families or heavy water usage.
  • 100% PFAS Reduction: Offers unmatched water purity.
  • Exceptionally Long Filter Life: Lasts more than 8 years with a daily usage of 2 gallons, minimizing replacement needs and enhancing value over time.


  • High Initial Investment: The premium features and performance come at a significant upfront cost, but it's a worthy investment for those prioritizing long-term health and sustainability.

Gift this top-tier water filter to someone special this Christmas and provide them with years of safe, clean drinking water. It's a thoughtful way to show you care about their health and well-being.


Best Entry Level Pitcher: ZeroWater

Budget-Friendly Choice: Perfect for a Thoughtful Christmas Gift

Exceptional Value with High Efficiency: This water filter is a standout in our tests, having eliminated 100 percent of forever chemicals. Its affordability makes it an ideal choice for average families, especially during the holiday season. For a family of four consuming 2 gallons per day, the cost effectiveness of this filter is exceptional – our tester purchased the filter and pitcher for less than $25.


  • Complete PFAS Reduction: Offers peace of mind with 100% effectiveness in removing harmful chemicals.
  • Affordable Initial Purchase: An excellent option for budget-conscious shoppers looking for quality Christmas gifts.
  • Ease of Filter Replacement: Quick and straightforward filter changing process, making maintenance hassle-free.


  • Frequent Filter Replacement: The low upfront cost is balanced by the need for regular filter changes, leading to increased long-term expenses.
  • Limited Water Reservoir Capacity: The smaller size means more frequent refilling, which might be inconvenient for higher usage.

Gift this economical and efficient water filter to your loved ones this Christmas. It's a practical choice that demonstrates care without breaking the bank, perfect for ensuring their access to clean and safe drinking water.


Our Favorite: Crystal Quest

A High-Performance Choice

Effective: This water filter, is our all time fav! We have tested this pitcher to double of his written capacity and always achieves  a 100% reduction in PFAS, is a gift of health and safety for your loved ones this Christmas. However, patience is key as it takes longer for the water to pass through the filter compared to other brands.


  • Complete PFAS Elimination: Ensures the highest water purity for your family's health.
  • Clear Design: Easily monitor the water level, reducing the guesswork of refills.
  • Large Pitcher Size: Less frequent refilling needed, convenient for busy households.


  • Slow Filtration Process: The water flows at a slower rate through the filter, requiring a bit more time for a full pitcher.


Adventure Water Filter Kit

For all the Adventure seekers 

The Best of The Best: This water filter recommendation comes from our own COO. This is his prefer method for filtering water everytime he goes out in the wilderness (which is a lot). He has has survived Paddling the 100 mile Wilderness Trail from top to bottom in the Everglades National Park (called the last great wilderness experience in Florida), by only taking this travel kit with him.


  • Complete PFAS Elimination: Ensures the highest water purity in the hardest condition.
  • Nice Design: Looks good and it is 100% reliable.
  • Not Heavy: Its weight it's just right making it easier to take it anywhere the adventure calls.
  • You can use it at Home: You can also use this at home thanks to the portability and convenience of use.


  • Long: It takes some large space on your backpack, but hey! if you want the best quality of water you will need to sacrifice a bit of space.


The Water Straw

We should all own one!

Cheap and Life Saver: This another recommendation from our own COO. We have seen him using it and it is what he takes with him for short trips of one or two days. We should all have one with us!


  • Removes Bacteria & Parasites: The Microfiltration Membrane Removes 99.999999% Of Waterborne Bacteria (Including E. Coli And Salmonella), And 99.999% Of Waterborne Parasites (Including Giardia And Cryptosporidium)
  • Removes Microplastics: Removes The Smallest Microplastics Found In The Environment (Down To 1 Micron), And Reduces Turbidity Down To 0.2 Microns
  • Rigorous Testing: All Claims Are Verified With Laboratories Using Standard Testing Protocols Set By The Us Epa, Nsf, Astm For Water Purifiers
  • Long Lifetime: The Microbiological Filter Will Provide 4,000 Liters (1,000 Gallons) Of Clean And Safe Drinking Water With Proper Use And Maintenance


  • Not good for PFAS Elimination: Unfortunately it doesn't reduce all PFAS but at that price point is more than capable.

The Gift of Pure Water This Christmas

As we wrap up our guide, remember that choosing the right water filter this Christmas isn't just about giving a physical gift; it's about offering the invaluable present of health and peace of mind. Whether you opt for the best overall performance, a budget-friendly option, a luxurious investment, or a high-efficiency model, each of these filters is a step towards safeguarding your loved ones against the risks of forever chemicals in their drinking water.

In this festive season, let Earth Water guide you in selecting a gift that keeps giving—pure, safe, and clean water. It's not just a thoughtful gesture, but a crucial one for the well-being of your family and friends. Happy holidays, and here's to a future of cleaner, safer water for everyone.

Happy Hydrating and Merry Christmas from Earth Water!