There are two types of water filters for drinking water, some are portable just plugged into the faucet spigot, while others need to be installed under the kitchen sink to your cold water line.
Each has its respective advantages and disadvantages. It is important to choose the model that best suits you according to your lifestyle.
The over-the-sink water purifier model can contain only one cartridge, to avoid clutter on the worktop. It aims to improve the quality of city water, bad taste of chlorine, bad smell, heavy metals. You will have to choose the type of cartridge according to the original quality of the water.
For under-sink models, you will have the possibility of putting 3 or even 4 levels of filtration depending on whether you are close to agricultural land or the city. The prefilters will stop the impurities, the activated carbon in granules or block will treat the pesticides, lead or nitrates. It will be possible to purify water down to 0.1 micron.
If you always want excellent quality drinking water all year round at home, the purifier offers a complete and inexpensive system. In addition, it is easy to install. The cost of a cartridge can range from cheap to expensive depending on the unwanted contaminants being sought.
The big advantage of these sink drinking water purifiers is that they work without electricity.