This water kettle from Bodum is one of the fastest ways to boil water. It's designed to rapidly boil with energy-saving efficiency and is ideal for heating water for coffee, tea, instant soups, and more. It has an easy to read water level indicator and a 34 fl. oz. capacity. It features a manual On/Off switch plus steam sensor for automatic shut-off and added safety. It also has a mesh-screened spout that captures chalk and other mineral impurities while pouring. The base contains powerful heating element. Pitcher can be secured to the base in any direction during use, and easily remove for cordless pouring.