How Does Countertop Reverse Osmosis Systems Work?

To purify water, a countertop RO system can be used. It can be mounted on any counter or bathroom sink. RO filters are typically installed under the counter and kept under a sink cabinet. These systems cannot be rented as they require permanent modifications of the kitchen sink counters or drain system. The countertop system attaches to any faucet, and doesn’t require installation.

You Can Use Countertop Systems For:

  • Condos, Apartments, and Vacation Homes
  • People renting their homes
  • Travelers and road warriors
  • Senior apartments and college dorms
  • Anyone who would prefer a portable RO

What does a Countertop RO do?

A faucet adapter allows a countertop RO system to be connected to a sink faucet. Turn on the faucet and water flows through an adapter to the countertop reverse-osmosis unit. The water is now ready to be collected after passing through the three-to four stages of purification (carbon, sediment, reverse osmosis). The RO systems can only be used on a countertop. After water has been collected, users will need to keep an eye on the filtration process. The countertop RO systems can be carried around easily. Because they don’t require storage tanks, purified water should be stored in separate pitchers and jugs.

A Look at Countertop Systems

Countertop RO systems are as versatile and effective as any other water filter system. These systems can produce water that is as good or better than bottled water, RO systems, and under-counter RO systems. Some homeowners prefer to have a countertop RO system installed, depending on their situation. Before you make a final decision, it is important to fully understand the benefits and drawbacks of each countertop system.


This post was written by a specialist at One Green Filter is Tampa Bay’s top Water Softener, Purification & Filtration Expert. Our customers chose One Green FIlter because of our consistently high level of service and superior products we use to deliver pure, delicious water to their homes, businesses, and schools across the Tampa Bay area. To schedule a free appointment to test the quality of your water at your convenience contact us today.



July 2024