How does bobble work?
bobble filters use activated carbon, a proven, powerful chemical absorbent. as the water passes over the positively charged carbon surface of the filter, the negative ions of the contaminants are drawn to the surface of the carbon granules, where they remain.
What is bobble made of?
bobble is made from recycled PET that is free of BPA, Phthalates and PVC & is 100% recyclable
What exactly does bobble filter out of a person’s average tap water? Does it filter out fluoride?
bobble filters are super effective at taking out chlorine and organic contaminants from potable water. however, bobble should only be used with potable water, and never where water is microbiologically unsafe or of unknown quality.
whether fluoride is naturally occurring in the water supply (well water often contains fluoride) or whether the fluoride is introduced in the public water supply intentionally (many cities do this), the fluoride will register the same amount before and after water passes through filter and only under special circumstances will a very slight reduction occur.
How often do you have to change bobble’s filter? What about bobble jug’s filter?
one bobble filter equates to at least 300 bottles of filtered water, or about 40 gallons/150 liters. the same is true of bobble jug’s filter. with daily use, your bobble filter and bobble jug filter should last about 2 months. if you’d like to receive filter replacement reminders every 2 months, sign up for a bobble love account.
How do I activate my bobble filter? What about my bobble jug filter?
before drinking from bobble, fill it with water and gently squeeze a full bobble of water through the filter one time. this will remove any loose carbon. the activated carbon filter requires no maintenance thereafter.
before using bobble jug, soak filter upright in cold water for 12 minutes. after soaking, we suggest running cold water through the filter for an additional 10 seconds to flush it completely. attach calendar ring to filter. rotate calendar indicator arrow to align with purchase month. insert filter into filter basket. screw down to secure filter in position.
How do I fill my bobble jug?
once your filter has been secured into the filter basket atop your bobbl once your filter has been secured into the filter basket atop your bobble jug, place jug under faucet. slowly run cool water through jug filter, taking care to maintain low water pressure to avoid overflow. once bobble jug is full, secure jug lid and enjoy!
Hello, how do I clean my bobble? I assume it can’t go in a dishwasher, but can I clean it with dishwasher liquid?
hello! you are correct, bobble is not dishwasher safe. instead, we recommend hand washing your bobble in warm, soapy water. our bobble brush makes this super easy.
I see some black specks in my water. What are they?
on first use of bobble filters, carbon particles may appear in water, this will reduce with continued use. carbon is a natural substance that can be ingested, so no need to worry.