Comparison of Counter top Water Filters

A countertop water filter provides specific advantages over other types of water filtration systems. For example if you compare under the sink water filters with countertop water filtration systems, you will see that the under the sink water filtration systems require some amount of plumbing. Additionally if you live in an apartment the more permanent nature of the under the sink water filtration systems may not be appealing to you.

The countertop filters provides quick installation without you having to have any plumbing experience. It is easy to transfer between water faucets which mean that if you move you can take the filter with you. Most often you can select a color for your filter such as white, Chrome or stainless steel that will match with other appliances in your kitchen.

However if you are limited by countertop space, understand that the countertop filter may take some of your precious counter space. Also if by mistake you run hot water through the filter it can damage the filtration system.

Most countertop water filtration systems that are available today in the market provide great filtration results. They remove chlorine, minerals and other contaminants thereby provide great tasting drinking water for your family.

The table below will help you to find the right countertop water filter for your family. You can sort the filters based on price, color, filter life, customer rating etc.

Countertop Water Filter
Filter Media
Contaminants Removed
Filter Life
Filter Change Indicator
Customer Rating
New Wave Enviro 10 Stage Water Filter System
---chlorine, trihalomethanes (THM), hydrogen sulfide, pesticides, herbicides, PCBs, lead, cadmium, organic arsenic etc1500 gallonsNoWhite4.2/5.0$081.77
Zen Water Systems Countertop Filtration and Purification System
Micro Ceramic Filterbacteria, harmful contaminants, chlorine, chemicals and other impurities. 1000 gallonsNoClear4.1/5.0$069.83
Watts 500315 Counter-Top Drinking Water Filter
high-quality carbon filtrationReduces chlorine taste and odor, sand, silt, sediment, and rust---NoWhite4.1/5.0$037.39
Tap Master tmjrf2 Tap Master Jr F2 Counter Top Water Filtration System,
---fluoride, arsenic, selenium, VOCs, TOCs, chlorine, and other contaminants500 gallonsNoWhite4.6/5.0$099.00
AQUA PLUMB Counter-Top Water Filtration System CTF
GAC (Granular Activated Carbon)  removes sediment, bad tastes, foul odors and chlorine1000 gallonsNoWhite2.6/5.0$099.99
Premium 10-Stage Water Filter
---Hydrogen sulfide which gives water a rotten egg smell, pesticides, herbicides, PCB's, toxic heavy metals etc1500 gallonsNoWhite4.5/5.0$082.95
Aquasana AQ-4000P Countertop Water Filter System
---Mercury, lead, chlorine, and cysts while preserving beneficial minerals like calcium and magnesium4000 x 16 ozNoBrushed Steel3.6/5.0$098.19
WaterChef C7000 Premium Countertop Water Filtration System with Intelligent Monitor
--- Reduces a broad range of tap water contaminants1000 gallonsYesBlack4.6/5.0$159.95
54A Countertop Stainless Steel Water Filter
--- chlorine, bad taste and other contaminants---NoSteel4.0/5.0$073.00
Purenex FT-1 Countertop Water Filter System
Micron Solid carbon block Filter CartridgeReduces Chlorine taste & odors and improves taste2500 gallonsNoClear3.5/5.0$039.99
British Berkefeld Gravity Water Filter with four 7 elements
British Berkefeld Ceramic SuperSterasyl FiltersPathogenic bacteria, cysts and parasites and reduces harmful chemicals such as herbicides, pesticides, and VOCs Self-sterilizing and re-cleanable filtersNoBrushed Steel4.4/5.0$219.99
Royal Berkey with 2 Black Filters and 2 PF-2 Fluoride Filters
---Pathogenic bacteria, cysts and parasites entirely and extracts harmful chemicals such as herbicides, pesticides, VOCs etc---NoWhite4.4/5.0$313.50
Purenex SS-1 Countertop Water Filter, Chrome
Micron Solid carbon block Filter CartridgeLead, mercury, crypto, giardia, MTBE, VOC's, THM's, Chlorine and Chloramines2500 gallonsNoChrome3.6/5.0$079.99
Paragon 5-Stage Countertop Water Filter System
Granular Activated Carbon filter---10,000 gallonsNoWhite4.7/5.0$069.95
Berkey BK4X2-BB Big Water Purification System with 2 Black Filter Elements
Micro Ceramic Filter red food coloring from water3000 gallonsNoSteel4.0/5.0$258.00
iSpring Countertop Water Filter Remove Chloride and Sediment - Compare to Watts 500315
coconut-shell carbon block Chlorine, sand, silt, sediment, and rust---NoClear4.0/5.0$050.67
Berkey BK4X2-BB Big Berkey Filtration System with 2 Black Filters and 2 Fluoride Filters
British Berkefeld Ceramic SuperSterasyl Filters pathogenic bacteria, cysts and parasites and reduces harmful chemicals such as lead, herbicides, pesticides, and VOCs 3000 gallonsNoSteel4.3/5.0$289.00
WaterChef C7000 Premium Countertop Water Filtration System with Intelligent Monitor White
Countertop Water Filterreduce a broad range of tap water contaminants1000 gallonsYesWhite4.0/5.0$159.95
Perfect Water Technologies TMJRf2E Tap Master Jr F2 Elite Counter Top Water Filtration System,
Fluoride and Chloramine Filtration Modelfluoride, chloramines, lead and many other contaminants500 gallonsNoWhite4.3/5.0$109.95
Countertop Water Filter, Maintenance Free, 20k Gallons, White
------20,000 gallonsNoWhite4,2/5.0$079.95
Brondell H2O+ Pearl Countertop Water Filtration System
UF membrane water filterindustrial chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, turbidity, volatile organic compounds (VOC's), and bad tastes and odors. Reduce harmful chemicals like Aesthetic Chlorine---YesWhite---$097.00
CeraGrav LP-5 by AquaCera HDPE Gravity Filter System
 CeraGrav Filter Elements  Microns, cysts, pathogenic bacteria and Chlorine---NoWhite4.5/5.0$110.00
DuPont WFFS150XCH Side Sink Countertop Faucet Filter System
------100 gallonsNoSteel---$039.82
Brondell H2O+ Cypress Countertop Water Filtration System
---industrial chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, turbidity, volatile organic compounds (VOC's), microorganisms, and bad tastes and odors.---NoWhite5.0/5.0$176.99
Black BottleLess Countertop Water Purification Cooler with 1,200-Gallon capacity water filtration and installation kit. From BottleLess Direct (Model: BDX1-CTBK). Dispenses Hot & Cold water
1-Micronchlorine, lead, cysts, bad taste and odor reduction1200 gallonsNoBlack4.5/5.0$339.00