As water purifiers have become a mere necessity, their prices have also dropped down. It is clearly visible from the fact that they can be seen in almost every home. Before we talk about the prices of water purifiers, we should be aware ‘how much’ we need to spend? Well, If you will consider the entry segment, you will easily get the purifier in and around Rs 1000. I personally suggest you to go for latest technology like RO. When it comes to considering RO, no doubt the price would go quite high but the quality, you are going to get will be unparalleled. In short, you will be drinking 100% pure water. The cost could be more than Rs 15,000. Let me guide you in brief regarding the types of water purifiers according to their prices. Take a look.
Which one suits you the best?
Types of Water Purifiers and their Prices:
Activated Carbon: In the activated carbon water purifiers, the carbon granules are positively charged with silver molecules. They can remove pesticides and herbicides, chlorine, radon and other chemicals. A filter with 0.5 micron is more effective than the one that measures 10 microns.The best part about these filters is that they are small in size and can be attached directly to the tap.
Price: The price for these kind of filters ranges between Rs 1,800-3,500.
Ultraviolet Filters: In these water purifiers, UV radiation is being utilized in order to deactivate water-borne diseases. The problem with them is that they do not offer storage and can’t get rid of the smell of contaminated water.
Price: Its price varies from Rs 3,000-10,000
Reverse Osmosis Filters: This water purification method involves forcing water through a semi-permeable membrane, which removes water contaminants. Reverse Esmosis filters remove arsenic, nitrates, sodium, copper and lead. Also, it removes the fluoride added by municipal.
Price: The price ranges between Rs 9,000-25,000.