Just like the water itself, water purifier has become an essential commodity in our day to day life when it comes to keeping ourselves healthy and fit. Now, before I delve deeper into addressing the importance of water purifier and reviewing some of the best available water purifiers currently available in the market, allow me to first specifically clarify a common notion which happens to confuse purified water (Water Purifier) with filtered water (Water Filter).
Some of the Best Water Purifiers Available in Market
Kent Grand 8-Litre Mineral RO and UV/UF Water Purifier
This Kent Grand water purifier comes with a patented RO TM technology along with TDS controllers which makes sure to give the purest drinking water for the family. This purifier has an 8-Litre capacity has a futuristic double purification technology. Kent water purifier products are ideal for Indian conditions as it products can handle the municipal water supply and natural groundwater with equal comfort.
This water purifier is different from its other product as it equipped futuristic double purification system comprising of RO and UV/UF. This technology ensures the elimination of all impurities including bacteria, viruses, and dissolved salts to provide the purest form of drinking water. There is natural loss of minerals in this Kent Grand because of the RO purification process which is understandable. Kent’s patented RO technology also comes with the TDS controllers that replenishes the lost minerals due to the RO purification process. Other noteworthy features of Kent Grand have computer controlled operations, ABS Food Grade Plastic construction, and high storage capacity.
This Kent device has many Pros like its 8-Litre storage capacity, Ability to purify waters from all inlets, Double purification process involving both RO and UV/UF and is best in the Indian market. Still, it comes with one genuine flaw, ie, due to RO process it wastes a lot of water.
Kent Ace Mineral 7-Liter 60-Watt RO+UV+UF Water Purifier
This is another dependable water purifier from the Kent and the basic features of this Ace Mineral Water Purifier are the same as other Kent models. This has a 7-Litre water storage capacity tank which is built of hard quality plastic. Also, this water purifier model works on the RO+UV+UF technology to provide the best quality of pure water.
It further comes with an in-built TDS controller which makes sure that the replacement of lost minerals during the RO purification process while eliminating bacteria, viruses and impurities. And as this home appliance can withstand all inlet sources of water such as well, borewell, municipal tap, and tanker water, it is an ideal machine for Indians. This water purifier also comes with the One Year Warranty.
There are several Pros in this device from its excellent purification to hard quality. It also has a 3 Year no charge service promise along with great sales service. But just like other prominent water purifiers this too wastes water courtesy of the RO process.
Havells Max 8-liters RO UV Water Purifier
This Havells Max water purifier appliance uses both RO and UV purification techniques to ensure the supply the safest pure water for drinking. Havells water purifiers are renowned for their well crafted physical appearances. This water purifier uses double water purification methods for water purification. The RO membrane watches over the TDS, bacteria, viruses, and other minute impurities while the UV purification technology takes cares about destroying any residual bacteria or viruses to make the output water 100% pure for drinking.
This water purifier also comes with a mineralizer function where the minerals cartridge not only replenishes the RO purified water with essential minerals but also corrects the pH value of the water. This process certifies the supply of pure and tasty water at all times for drinking. It’s also equipped with a Revitalizer feature which restructures the water molecules and biologically activates them in order to improve the hydration and mineral absorption capacity of water. This water purifier also sports the iProtect feature which continuously monitors the water purification process to make sure the supply of pure water. Some other notable features include its 8-Litre storage capacity and the innovative design.
The Pros of this water purifier are its excellent design, double purification technology, mineralizer function while its Cons are its high maintenance demands, having to buy yearly warrantly and is quite costly.
Eureka Forbes Aquasure Smart Plus 6-liters RO + UV + MTDS Water Purifier
This water purifier also uses a Double Purification technology to provide 100% pure and tasty water. This product has a capacity of 6-Litres water storage as well as a RO + UV purification technology. It also has a smart LED display which acts as an indicator highlighting various process like water purification, lack of water supply and any defects in the machine. Its design is such that one can place it on the countertop as well as mount it on the wall.
The RO cartridge in it comes with a long life of approximately 6000 liters of purified water. There is a TDS regulator which ensures the replenishing of essential minerals that is usually lost due the RO purification process and thereby one it provides 100% pure water for drinking.
This appliance is a smart in the sense that it switches off once the water tank becomes full and thus helps in conserving energy as well. The Smart Plus feature makes sure that voltage fluctuations doesn’t affect the performance of this water purifier.
The Pros of this water purifier is its excellent design, Six stage purification process, MTDS to restore the taste of water. But just other RO water purifiers, it also wastes water and has a slightly small water storage capacity at 6-Litres.
LG Puricare WW180EP RO + UV + UF + Mineral Booster Water Purifier
One just cannot talk about consumer appliances in India without mentioning the name of LG does. Just like Kent and Havells LG too credibly manufacture some excellent water purifier models which are on par with its peers. This LG water purifier has an excellent 8-Litre water storage tank which is dual protected with steel. It works on the principles of RO< UV and UF processes. It also has a mineral booster.
Its robust 5-stage RO filtration system comprises of an external sediment filter, internal sediment filter, pre-activated carbon filter, RO membrane layer, and the post-activated carbon filter. Also, there is a mineral booster which acts as a mineral filter and adds the essential lost minerals due to the water purifying process to make sure that the RO-purified water is healthy and tasty. LG refers to this special technology as True Filtration. There is also an additional valve on the side of the appliance which enables one to wash fruits and vegetables with sterilized water directly into the sink.
Still the actual highlight of this excellently designed water purifier is its stainless steel tank instead of a plastic one.
The major Pros of this water purifier are its stainless steel tank which prevents the growth of algae. Also, its high level of sterilization and excellent performance is a huge plus too. But due to RO process, it also wastes a lot of water and even is slightly expensive comparatively.
There is no doubt why water purifiers have become the mandatory home kitchen appliances. The safety and comfort it provides are just too precious. Yes, they may cost a bit but are totally worth their price, especially, in the long run as they last for years.