How often should I replace MAXTRA+ water filter?

As filtered water consumption is increasing, we recommend replacing your MAXTRA+ filter every 4 weeks or 150 litres of water usage. 

This is based on the average New Zealand household size of 2.6 people* and consumption of the recommended intake of 8 glasses per day** (based on an average glass size of 240ml). Of course, this timing can vary per household depending on your family size and water drinking rates of each person.

At a maximum, we recommend to replace it no longer than 4 weeks to maintain optimum filtration results.

Don’t worry if you can’t keep track of when to replace your MAXTRA+ filter, BRITA has specifically designed a filter reminder indicator built into BRITA water jugs to remind you when it’s time to replace your filter.

This is developed to help Australian families make better decisions on when to replace their filter in order to maintain optimal levels of filtration.

When did you last change your filter? If you can’t remember, then it’s been too long. Click here to stock up on your filters now.

What impurities does a MAXTRA+ filter reduce in your tap water? Click here to find out.


* Australian Bureau of Statistics Census Data 2016

** NHMRC (National Water Quality Management Strategy) – Australian Water Drinking Guidelines Nov 2016

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