Water Filter Comparison

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Water Solution Supermarket Filter Leading Electric Ioniser Basic Reverse Osmosis The UltraStream
Monthly cost – based on 2 years usage and initial cost
£782
£10000
£2147
£2249
Monthly Cost of filter changes  based on 4 users drinking 4 litres per day
£700
£647
£898
£1499
Installation + operation ease
Easy
Medium
(calcium build up issue)
Difficult
Easy
How it works
Gravity fed basic carbon filter
Electrolysis
Reverse Osmosis
Advanced filtration
plus ionizing and
hydrogen production
Generally used for
Basic filtration
Alkalizing and low level hydrogen infusion at normal flow rates
High level filtration
High level filtration,
alkalization, ionization +
hydrogen production
Not so good for
Advanced filtration
Filtration and water waste
Water waste + essential minerals
Chlorine removal
Yes, but some not tested to life of filter
Yes, but unable to source data on testing to life of filter
Yes. Tested to filter life
Yes. Tested to filter life
Fluoride removal
No
Very limited
Up to 90%
Up to 80%
Pesticide removal
Yes, but some  not tested to life of filter
Yes, but no data found for testing to life of filter
Up to 99.99%
Up to 99.99%
Heavy metal removal
Minimal
Minimal
Up to 99%
Up to 98%
Alkalizes*
No – Down to 6pH (acidic)
Yes – Up to 11pH depending on source water
No – Down to 5pH (acidic)
Yes – Up to 10pH depending on source water
Ionizes*
No – Oxidizes
Yes – Anti-oxidant
Up to -500Mv ORP depending on source water
No – Oxidizes
Yes – Anti-oxidant
Up to -500Mv ORP depending on source water
Hydrogen Infusion*
0.001ppm
0.4ppm
0.001ppm
1.1ppm
Mineral content infusion*
No
No
Removes minerals
Yes. Magnesium – up to 2.4 times tap water. Calcium – up to 1.7 times tap water
Purchase
* At everyday drinking levels.