Most of the Amazon.com reviews for the 3M Filtrete Water Station were positive, and 50 percent of consumers reviewing the Filtrate Water Station gave the product five stars, as of November 2015. The positive reviews focused on the unique nature of the product, and the critical reviews highlighted that the product is only good for families and has design flaws.
Positive comments about the Filtrate Water Station mention the indicator system that lets the consumer know when to change the filter, that the water station can fill a water pitcher using the spout, that several water bottles may be filled at once and that the included bottles are BPA-free and dishwasher safe. Several individuals commented about the attractiveness of the included water bottles and that using the water station helps the environment by not using water bottles that need to be recycled.
Comments critical of the product include that the literature that comes in the box does not specify which elements the water station removes from tap water. In addition, some reviewers commented that the water station leaked a little bit from the bottom when used and suggested that it be used in or near the sink.
One reviewer commented that the filter smelled musty, and a 3M company representative responded to address that reviewer’s concerns.