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Filtered water pitchers have a major drawback -- it is
difficult to fill them up in one setting, as the water tends
to drip slowly through the filter and the upper, typically
smaller chamber fills quickly.
Turning on a very slight water drip on the
faucet such that the upper chamber does
not fill up too
quickly, and then standing there, is not very exciting.
Conversely, just letting the water flow freely and
would eventually work to fill the pitcher, but appears
Introducing the lifting filter water pitcher. In this
the filter initially rests at the bottom of the chamber,
allowing one to fill up the pitcher quite nicely.
When the pitcher is full and the lid closed, an external
(optionally powered) mechanism drives the filter, which
flush to the pitcher walls, up said walls, substituting
mechanical labor for pure gravity in driving the water
||So, a sort of upside-down cafetière ?
||Couldn't you just attach the filter to something buoyant?
||I had a filtered pitcher which was 50-50. The upper half was
unfiltered, the lower half filtered. The pour spout led to the
lower chamber, the upper had a sealed lid. Each side maybe
held a half-liter.
||Isn't the purpose of the filter to make the water less, not