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Under Sink Water Filter System: A Great Way To Purify Water

By Deasy Louisera

An under the sink water filter system is a good selection in water purification systems for the house. They are economical for the quantity of water that is purified, and the system is kept out of the way under the sink, instead of being uncleanly hooked to the faucet or sitting on the counter top in the way.

Under the sink water filter systems also employ the reverse osmosis water filter system that tends to be far better in getting rid of or lowering most kinds of contaminants from the water supply. This type of water filter system is not effective as a commercial water filter system however since it is only hooked to one pipe which provides water to one faucet in a house or office that is not appropriate for commercial use where the whole water supply should be purified such as in a hospital setting.

The Way It Operates

Under the sink water filter systems can be purchased for under a thousand dollars based on the system. The more affordable systems run at right about one hundred dollars. These systems need to be installed by a plumber in most cases, unless the individual has plumbing tools and knowledge, since the system is hooked into the water pipe under the sink. This allows all of the water flowing into that sink to be purified without disrupting the flow of water such as the faucet and counter top systems tend to do.

Once the system is hooked to the pipe, the plumbing technician will either set up the system straight away to the main faucet, or can cut a hole into the counter to install an additional faucet for the purified water that is the more standard way of using the system. That way, not all water has to be purified, therefore lengthening the life of the filter, only the water which is used for drinking.

Under the sink water filter systems utilize reverse osmosis water filtration in the process of purifying the water. A reverse osmosis system uses a membrane which has microscopic holes in it that just allow water molecules to get through it. This system is very effective in catching chemicals, minerals, metals and other contaminates which can be dangerous if they are consumed in high doses daily. Some systems have to have a pre-filtration done to clear away chlorine from the water supply since reverse osmosis systems do not catch chlorine and it might damage the delicate membrane which makes the system work.

If you need to save your drinking water healthy and clean in the office, you can consider office water dispenser as your choice. There is also water dispenser parts that you can utilize to keep your drinking water either in your home or office.

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MLA Style Citation:
Louisera, Deasy "Under Sink Water Filter System: A Great Way To Purify Water." Under Sink Water Filter System: A Great Way To Purify Water. 7 Jul. 2010. 17 Aug 2014 <>.

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Louisera, D (2010, July 7). Under Sink Water Filter System: A Great Way To Purify Water. Retrieved August 17, 2014, from

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