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Waterwise 1600 Home Water Distiller (Non-electric)

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    Waterwise 1600 Water Purifier (Non-electric): Distills Water with Any Open Heat Source

    High Output! Fast Production!

    Enjoy distilled water at home, on the job, or at the campsite with the Waterwise distiller 1600. This home water distiller & dispenser uses to steam to make clean drinking water with or without electricity. Just place the Waterwise 1600 distiller over an open fire, wood stove, or gas/charcoal grill to purify water of harmful microbes, toxins, and minerals at a rate of 16 gallons a day. Great for travel, camping, boating, or emergency situations, 1600 Waterwise water distiller is backed by a 2-year manufacturer warranty.
    Waterwise 1600 Home Water Distiller/Water Purifier Features:
    • Home water distiller from Waterwise Distillers
    • Purifies water with steam for drinking or food preparation
    • No electricity required
    • Made from durable stainless steel
    • Use with any wood/coal stove, gas burner, hot plate, or open fire
    • Fill spout for continuous operation
    • Makes up to 16 gallons of clean drinking water per day (3.2 quarts in 72 minutes)
    • Nearly silent operation
    • Easy to clean & operate
    • Perfect for camping, traveling, or boating
    • Handy for emergencies and power outages
    • Includes digital timer w/ alarm
    • 36" food-grade tubing is heat resistant
    • Weight: 9 lbs
    • Dimensions: 12" tall x 12" diameter
    • 2-year limited warranty
    • Collector bottle sold separately

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    Frequently Asked Questions about Waterwise 1600
    1. 1.) Water is heated in the Stainless Steel Boiler to 212 Fahrenheit (¦ F) killing microbes such as Bacteria, Cysts (Cryptosporidium, Giardia, etc.) and Viruses that may be present in the source water.
    2. 2.) Steam rises leaving behind dead microbes, dissolved solids, salts, heavy metals and other contaminants which may be in the source water.
    3. 3.) Low boiling point light gases are discharged through the gaseous vent.
    4. 4.) Steam is condensed in the three level Stainless Steel tray assembly.
    5. 5.) Purified and distilled water is captured in the collection cup assembly.
    6. 6.) The 100% Steam Distilled Water flows through the collection tube into the 3.2-quart stainless steel collection and storage container which is included.

    Additional Information

    Product Manual
    Description Author Kevin O
    Name Waterwise 1600 Home Water Distiller (Non-electric)
    Brands Waterwise
    Type Water Distillers
    Home or Commercial Home
    Material Stainless Steel
    Color Silver
    Size 12.2"
    Quantity Included 1
    Manufacturer's Warranty 2 Year Limited Manufacturer Warranty
    Shape Round
    Weight (in Lbs) 15

    Customer Questions

      Questions on Waterwise Distiller 1600 Non-electric Water Purifier & Dispenser

      • Q:  Will this distiller remove radioactive materials?
      • A:  Per Water Wise it depends on what is being removed but based on standard testing it
        will remove radioactive materials that exist in water today. What you
        have to remember is; if the concentrations in the water are high for
        radioactivity, then the radioactive contaminants removed will be left
        behind in the boiler; therefore the boiler will be radioactive.
      • Q:  Does the Water Wise 1600 water distiller require filters or any other consumables?
      • A:  The Water Wise 1600 Non-Electric Water Distiller does not require filters.
      • Q:  Cost of Waterwise 1600 ? Thank you. Mike
      • A:  Because this item is currently out of production we will not have pricing for this item until it becomes available from the manufacturer. We apologize for the inconvenience.
      • Q:  Does the Distiller get rid of fluoride?
      • A:  Yes, the Water Wise Non-Electric Water Distiller will effectively remove fluoride.
      • Q:  Does this Waterwise water distiller work to make sea water potable?
      • A:  A water distiller will make any type of water potable, since it works by evaporating the water (leaving impurities such as salt) behind in the distiller, and then condenses the steam back into pure water.
      • Q:  per the question on radioactive materials. If the radiation is removed from the water but the boiler is then radioactive - what then?
      • A:  I would recommend directing that question to WaterWise at 800-874-9028.
      • Q:  how long will it take to make a pot of water distilled?
      • A:  It will filter 3.2 quarts in 1.2 hours and up to 16 gallons in 24 hours.
      • Q:  I use a water distiller and the condensed steam runs through a charcoal filter before dripping into the clean container. Why doesn't yours go through the charcoal?
      • A:  The reason the Water Wise Non-Electric Water Distiller doesn't go through a charcoal filter is because there is a larger venting system in the center of the trays. Most venting trays are the size round of a pencil, while this one is two inches across.
      • Q:  How often that I need to change the water in the 3 trays?How much electricity will be used for 1 hour if I use kitchen stove to make distill water with this unit?
      • A:  The WaterWise 1600 Distiller should be replaced after every two to three months.
      • Q:  China steel has lead in it. Does your steel come from China?
      • A:  WaterWise's 1600 Home Water Distiller is made in China
      • Q:  If there is no carbon filter how does this boiler effectively clean toxins out and will i eventually have to buy another one or chean it out with some kind of product after so many uses?
      • A:  Hello Frank,

        We appreciate you reaching out to us with your inquiry!

        I had to obtain some assistance from the manufacturer to answer your question regarding the WaterWise 1600 Home Water Distiller (Non-Electric,), please see response that the manufacturer has advised:

        The Waterwise Model 1600 has a 2” center vent to allow all VOC’s to exit the boiling chamber prior to the purified steam recondensing into liquid and dripping into the collecting cup to run out of the side Stainless Steel catch tube. Due to the large opening for the center VOC vent, carbon post filtering is not required. Electric distillers use a much smaller single hole vent and possibly some VOC’s could get by so the carbon is an optional safeguard in that application, but is not required nor utilized in the Non-electric Waterwise Model 1600.

        If you need any further assistance with this inquiry, you can call WaterWise at 800-874-9028.

        Thank you and Happy Holidays!

        Everything Kitchens
      • Q:  Is there a video that shows how to use distiller?
      • A:  Hello Donna,

        Thank you for your interest in the Waterwise 1600 Home Water Distiller (Non-electric).

        Here is a link to a YouTube video of the item in use:


        I hope this helps,

        Everything Kitchens

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    Reviews: 2Average Customer Review is 4:  


    Waterwise Distiller 1600 Review by

    What G. Harris above states is true. You must keep filling the water on top several times (requiring constant monitoring) and it takes over three hours to produce one gallon of distilled water. Yes, I make sure the cup inside is level and water can flow freely out, but have not yet produced a gallon in an hour after several tries. I now wonder how this water distiller can work over a camp fire or wood burning stove. I guess if this is all I have to use, I'll figure out a way, but am terribly spoiled by the electric distillers. All in all, I'll keep this non-electric water distiller for the day that I have no power & be grateful that I have it. (Posted on 7/7/11)


    g. harris Review by

    This is a great distiller. it requires close watch, though, and keep your exhaust fan going over your stove as there's a lot of steam coming from it. The water on top evaporates a few times during the course of making a gallon, so you have to keep filling it up on top to make the water distill and so it doesn't run dry. The water just needs to boil for making distilled water. Great for when you've got no electricity or your electric one fails. (Posted on 9/13/10)

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