How Long to Soak a Brita Filter Before Use?

Curious if a new Brita filter requires soaking before use? Discover this and more in the story, including the recommended soaking duration.

You no longer need to soak any of Brita’s water filters.

do you need to flush a brita filter?

Yes.  This involves either holding the filter under a faucet or installing the filter and allowing it to filter several batches of water, depending on the filter you own) before you can use it.

Brita Filter Flush Requirements By Filter

Here are the flush requirements for the different Brita water filters available today.

Brita Standard Filters 15 seconds

Brita Elite Filters No Initial Flush Needed To use a Brita Elite filter, insert it directly into the pitcher, filter and discard three batches of water,