When it comes to filtering water in your home, there are a lot of choices. Water filters run the gamut from expensive under-the-sink water purifiers to straightforward water filter pitchers. Our top picks span every approach you might take to filtering water in your home, including countertop water filters and faucet water filters.
Safe drinking water is important, so all the filters on our list reduce contaminants to meet or exceed EPA thresholds. We also focused on factors like flow rate per gallons of water and a filter’s ability to address water taste by removing things like chlorine. Our picks for both faucet and under-the-sink water filtration also provide superior water treatment at affordable prices.
We liked PUR Ultimate Lead Reduction for its high user ratings, a commitment to addressing emerging contaminants, and a greater number of certifications from industry watchdogs like the NSF.1