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Zero water filter
Hi

I would be grateful if anyone can advise if Zero water can be used in the place of distilled water in our CPAP machines.
There have been times when travelling to the Far East, trying to find distilled water is a pain.

Thanks,
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RE: Zero water filter
We have both a Brita and a Zero Water pitcher. Not sure if either can purify water to the standards that distilled water holds. 

We have hard water here, with lots of calcium in it. I've been using tap water now for well over a year. I empty the water reservoir each & every morning like clock work. I then wipe it dry with a tissue. I experience very little mineral build-up by doing this. 

If for some chance, I do see some build-up, some white vinegar gets rid of it very quickly and easily.
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RE: Zero water filter
With the exception being carbonated, flavored water, any drinkable to you water may be used in the humidifier water tub. As noted, higher mineral content may require more cleaning of the tub.
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I use water from a Zero Water pitcher at our cottage where we have very high dissolved solids. It works great.
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#5
RE: Zero water filter
If you can drink it, you can use it in the humidifier. Travelling in SE Asia I use tapwater where it's drinkable (eg Singapore) and ordinary bottled water in places that are a bit suspect (Myanmar, Laos). So far I've never had a problem.
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RE: Zero water filter
Many thanks folks for your replies & comments - sorry for the slow acknowledgment as this time round I was not notified of your replies unlike previously there would be an alert in my email when there were responses to my past inquiry.
I will likely try out the Zero water since I own their pitcher & I do agree water in Singapore should be fine. In Malaysia I couldn't readily find distilled water & someone there suggested I get the distilled water for the car batteries which I have my concern.

Thanks once again.
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