ZeroWater 8-Cup Stainless Steel Pitcher with the latest filter pitcher technology comes in a sleek design. This 8-Cup Stainless Steel Pitcher implements ZeroWaters five-stage filtration system to remove virtually all dissolved solids from your tap water and deliver you great-tasting water in just minutes. The pitcher comes with one Ion Exchange filter, a laboratory-grade testing meter, and a guarantee to remove virtually all dissolved solids from your drinking water.ZeroWater's Ion Exchange filter works in five stages. The primary layer consists of activated carbon and oxidation reduction alloy, which removes the chlorine taste you are accustomed to in your tap water. Next, the Ion Exchange stage removes virtually all dissolved solids, such as Aluminum, Lead, Zinc, and Nitrate, that may be left over from public water systems or even leached into your water from piping. The following three stages are included to ensure your water receives the appropriate amount of treatment time to deliver a 000ppm reading on the included laboratory-grade Todal Dissolved Solids meter. ZeroWater: Advanced water filtration. SS pitcher, Black TDS meter, 1 ZW filter, Use & Care instructions.