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Kitchen FLUORIDE Water Filter: Chlorine, Chloramines, Plus

5 out of 5 based on 16 customer ratings
(16 customer reviews)

$435.00$494.95 $419.00$462.95

Best for communities using chloramine and fluoride.

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Product Description

Kitchen Fluoride Water Filter 

Kitchen Fluoride Water Filter / Chloramines Water Filter for under the sink, with 3-canisters.  This kitchen water filter effectively filters out FLUORIDE, CHLORINE, CHLORAMINES plus 600 other contaminants! This is the best choice if your municipality uses chloramine and fluoride. 

All of our kitchen canister filters work on over 600 contaminants.  

Choose the right kitchen filter for you by whether you have chlorine or chloramine, and if your water is fluoridated.

FLUORIDE MEDIA OPTION:  We do not recommend one over the other, as they are both excellent. Activated Alumina is a safe resin, not what we know as highly-processed aluminum. Calcium-based carbon is aka bone char.  If you are vegetarian, you may prefer activated aluminum.

Will filter PFOAs.  Media proven to remove PFOAs has been added to this and all our kitchen canister filters that contain a Wide-Spectrum (KR101) cartridge. 

Will filter Chromium-6 (as do all these kitchen canister filters.) It is generally agreed that ion exchange is best for chromium-6.  The kdf in this filter uses ion exchange.  Plus it has the added advantage of a patented process that increases the contact time between water and filter material which is how filtration happens.

No water wasted.

REFILLS (click on links)

SET of 3 Cartridges  (once a year)

Fluoride Cartridge  (mid-year)  If you want to filter fluoride you must change the fluoride cartridge twice as often as the others. If you go a year before changing the fluoride cartridge, you are not filtering out fluoride.

FOR WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES?

This 3-canister kitchen fluoride water filter / chloramines water filter is designed to take out CHLORAMINES in addition to FLUORIDE and all the other things you want to remove from your municipal water supply. Many municipalities now add ammonia with chlorine to form chloramines, which are harder to filter. (If you don’t have chloramine in your water, you don’t have to get a filter to take it out.)

THIS UNIT ALSO VERY EFFECTIVELY FILTERS CHLORINE!   This is a chloramines water filter.  But there are some places that move back and forth between water supplies using chlorine and chloramine. This 3-canister system WILL filter out BOTH thoroughly if you are in such a place (like Houston).

Some ask what is the best filter. If you are in a municipality with fluoride and chloramines, this is the best undercounter kitchen filter.

This uses a new improved housing that can handle 33% higher pressure than the industry standard white canister. The filtration is the same, and the same canisters fit.  Note that the improved-durability housing was introduced after this video was made.  Your system will look like the still photo. 

WHAT IS FILTERED?  ( a short SAMPLE list)

  • PFOAs
  • fluoride
  • chloramine
  • chlorine
  • chlorination by-products like trihalomethane
  • perchlorate
  • mtbe
  • heavy metal
  • radium
  • chromium-6
  • lead
  • sediment
  • algae
  • molds
  • scale
  • bad taste
  • pesticides
  • hormones
  • pharmaceuticals
  • odors

The idea is that they work on all the categories of contaminants. To see a larger sample list of contaminants filtered, see  What Is Filtered? . enter your Ridgid part numbers in the search engine block  

All the filter materials used in our kitchen, whole house, shower and bath filters have been certified by the NSF.  See Certifications.  Made in America

MORE FILTER MATERIALS MEANS MORE FILTRATION!

HOW DO THEY WORK? 

This kitchen fluoride water filter / chloramines water filter delivers multiple-stage filtering.

* The first canister has two sediment filters, 1 1/4 pounds of patent-processed kdf-85 formulated to remove chloramines, and a full pound of catalytic carbon which also works on chloramines and filters disinfection by-products like trihalomethanes. TOGETHER these media do far one than carbon alone can do.

* The second canister in your kitchen fluoride water filter has a sediment filter and a pound and a half of activated alumina (an inert resin that is not aluminum) proven to effectively remove fluoride.  OPTION:  OR YOU CAN CHOOSE calcium-based carbon which works equally well.  This is just a personal choice.  They both are completely safe and both work the same.  We don’t recommend one over the other.  Calcium-based carbon is also known as bone char. Vegans and vegetarians may prefer activated alumina. People who incorrectly think activated alumina is the highly-processed product aluminum may prefer calcium-based carbon. 

* The third canister has two sediment filters plus 1 1/4 pounds of special patent-processed kdf-55 which removes chemical contaminants including chlorine, lead, heavy metals and more, and then a full pound of top-quality granulated coconut carbon for organic compounds including chlorination by-products, organic-based drugs, perchlorate. mtbe and hormones. Bacteria cannot grow in the carbon because of the kdf.

The amount of top-quality material used in the kitchen fluoride water filter to remove fluoride has been shown in tests (with wildly high fluoride levels before filtration) to filter it at starting at 96%.  Reports from customers report no fluoride even months of filtration.  (But if you or the lab use the wrong kind of test, you’ll get a false reading.)

Why are our filters different from others? Better quality fixtures and more of the right top quality filter material!  This determines how much is filtered and how long the canisters remain effective.

 and …

The kdf in our filters uses a special patent-processed FOAM ADVANTAGE kdf that increases effectiveness and length of use – and does not clog – supporting a strong water flow for the life of the filter.  This means maximum filtration from kdf is achieved in a smaller area in the canisters – allowing more room for activated carbon, too. For more information, see

 The Foam Advantage.     enter your Ridgid part numbers in the search engine block

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT Contaminants, Filtration, and these filters, CLICK ON:

Note:  TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) is a measure used for Reverse Osmosis filters.  You do NOT want low TDS.  If you have low TDS that means that you are NOT getting the trace elements and minerals that the body needs like chloride, calcium, magnesium and zinc.

And look under the Education tab, Water Filters for other certifications and test results.  

WHAT IS INCLUDED?  All you need.

* Standard swiveling faucet that goes through the opening behind your sink.  Faucet upgrades are available.  We do recommend the faucet upgrade.  They look and work better, and last longer.
* Friends of Water includes a free fitted plastic wrench with this purchase to make changing filters easier
* CR-1 cartridge for chloramine removal. CHANGE ONCE A YEAR
* FLUORIDE cartridge for fluoride removal. CHANGE EVERY 6 MONTHS.  
* KR101N cartridge for removal of heavy metals, chemical and organic contaminants. CHANGE ONCE A YEAR.

* T adapter and 2 tubes
* Includes everything needed for a normal installation

CHANGE FILTERS BY TURNING THE CANISTERS COUNTERCLOCKWISE TO UNSCREW. (Same as a light bulb.)  First turn off water. Put new cartridges in the same way as the previous ones were.  No screws, no screwdrivers.  With your initial purchase, we include a free plastic wrench that makes it easier by increasing leverage.  The wrench is not a requirement, however.

See Changing Filters description and short video.

TESTIMONIALS

“Friends of Water customer service is second to none!”
Sonia, Leawood KS

A customer who is using one of these filters wrote this to us:
  “I wanted to thank you so much again for helping me on my desperate search for healthy drinking water!! When I started my kitchen remodel many months ago all I knew was that I wanted clean fluoride-free water without using reverse osmosis. I also had so many questions about setting up the system to meet my need water from the sink, and my family’s need for cold water and ice from the fridge. You were always so helpful with all my questions. Well, the system has been installed, and we all couldn’t be more pleased. Not only does it all work logistically, but the water tastes great!!!! I really appreciate all your help!!”
Jill Andrew, Massachusetts

MORE SPECS

  • Takes out the bad and leaves the healthy trace elements your body needs
  • Water flow is excellent (1 gpm)
  • Made in US
  • Easy to change cartridges – plumber not needed for that
  • 5″ wide x 6.5″ deep x 12.5″ Tall
  • Bracket adds 2″ height
  • Handles pressure up to 100 psi

Undercounter filters should be installed by a plumber. It is a quick and easy job for a professional.  Why?  Read “Get a Plumber!”

If you have some questions that haven’t been answered here, please email us at sales@friendsofwater.com. Or call toll-free 866-482-6803. Leave a message if we can’t pick up; we’ll call you back soon.

Additional Information

Fluoride Media Option read below

Calcium-Based Carbon, Activated Alumina

16 reviews for Kitchen FLUORIDE Water Filter: Chlorine, Chloramines, Plus

  1. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    A good customer put this review on the refills for this filter. You can see his original post on the refill item. Mark rated this filter 5 stars and wrote: “Clean, fresh, safe water for a fair price. I hire a pro to install but the cost is minimal. Peace of mind and body, a recommendation is an all – time no brainer.

  2. 5 out of 5

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    Great product. I have an eczema prone kiddo and cleaning our water of chlorine and fluoride have been essential for his skin.Its a great company to do business with – excellent customer service. We have had some issues with our last few orders and they were always resolved in a timely manner.

  3. 5 out of 5

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    In an effort to clean up my life, not just the food I ingested but also the water, I discovered friends of water. Such a great company. We got this three canister under the sink filter. We really like having the dedicated faucet. Our water tastes great and the peace of mind I have, knowing that I am not ingesting fluoride and chloramines and who knows what else from my tap is worth so much. We change the fluoride filter at six months as recommended. It’s still debatable whether fluoride is good for adult teeth, topically, but the science is clear that it is detrimental to ingest it. And now they are putting it in baby formula! I highly recommend this company and their products. Excellent customer service! Super responsive. If you have a question just call them.

  4. 5 out of 5

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    Excellent products and very responsive/thorough customer service.
    Will happily recommend.

  5. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    We use the under counter Kitchen FLUORIDE Water Filter: Chlorine, Chloramines, Plus 3 canister filter system to feed out ice maker, chilled water dispenser and our counter top prep sink pot filler faucet. The system works flawlessly. Changing the filter cartridges is easy with the supplied filter wrench. One requirement we had when researching filtration systems was that we did not want a any drop in water pressure on the outlet side of the filter stack. This system supplies filtered water at the same pressure as the unfiltered faucets. We are very happy with this product’s performance.

  6. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    There are SO many opinions out there as to what is the best drinking water and how to filter it. Reverse Osmosis, Distilled, Spring etc… but I finally settled on this flouride/ chlorine/chloramine 3 canister filter and I have so much more peace about the quality of water me and my family are drinking. The filter came fast and my husband installed it himself easily. After almost getting a gravity fed filter, such as berkey/propur, I went with this one after hearing those don’t filter out monochloramines (which after contacting my city water, it does have, and is apparently really hard to remove- pet fish will die if you don’t remove the ammonia from the water… so what is it doing to us!?!?) It’s an investment that I feel is worth the money due to all the heavy metals and poisons it’s removing. I can definitely tell the taste difference, with no more smell of chlorine like there still is after I wash my dishes without the filter!

  7. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    We love these filters!! I cannot tell you how many times I have referred people to this company. They have been wonderful to work with and so patient answering all my questions about the quality. I truly believe this is one of the best filters out there with what it filters out. The best part is the flow rate is excellent so you are not standing there waiting for long periods of times to fill water jugs or bottles.

  8. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    We are so happy with the quality of these filters. I have bone and endocrine issues, and recently read that fluoride can be a huge problem in that area. I’m looking forward to improving my health with much purer water.

    We called Tim on a Saturday, and he was happy to spend time explaining the products to us. The system is easy to install- my Hubbie had it done in 30 minutes. The flow rate on the upgraded faucet is very impressive; it makes filling pasta pots a breeze.

    So pleased with our new system- from Chicago, with some of the highest fluoride and chloramine levels in the country!

  9. 5 out of 5

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    I feel quite happy with the filters. Knowing that the harsh fluoride and chloramine in our water is filtered our and not harming me or my family gives me great peace.

  10. 5 out of 5

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    We became concerned about the contaminants in our tap water more than 10 years ago. We started with your typical water pitcher but realized that we also wanted to filter fluoride. I started researching online and found Friends of Water. We purchased their fluoride filtering water pitcher and used that for a couple years. Four years ago, we moved and thought it was a good time to take our water filtration a step further. We purchased a 3-canister under the sink kitchen system from Friends of Water. We wanted it to filter not only at the kitchen sink but also our refrigerator. We had the unit installed next to refrigerator water line in the basement and ran a line to the kitchen sink. It’s been working perfectly. We were so pleased with the pitcher that we purchased an additional one and gave them to our 2 adult children.
    I recommend Friends of Water for their prompt and courteous customer service and high quality products. We have been very pleased with our water filtration systems. Thank you!!

  11. 5 out of 5

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    I have been using the three canister filters for many years (replacing them annually). I am incredibly pleased with how well they work. The water tastes great and I know my family is drinking healthy clean water with no harmful fluoride and other unhealthy contaminants. I very highly recommend Friends of Water!!

  12. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    I have personally used these filters for the past 2+ years, and I have recommended them to family as well. I love that they filter out contaminants and especially fluoride. Would recommend these filters and Friends of Water!

  13. 5 out of 5

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    This is a great company, and I love the water that comes out of this filter. It tastes great, and we know it’s healthy, so we drink more. The canisters are easy to replace. I replace all 3 annually, and the fluoride once in between. First time I did it I forgot which canister it was, but the support guy was very helpful. I just drove to Las Vegas for the weekend (from N Cal) and took lots of water with me so I could drink our good water instead of taking my chances on theirs. 🙂

  14. 5 out of 5

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    Real easy to use, been using it for 8 years and survived a move. Great stuff!

  15. 5 out of 5

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    We purchased our 3 under kitchen counter filter system in 2013 and love having our drinking water filtered without refilling heavy water containers. My husband installed it himself without any problems using the directions provided. We change the filters annually, and the fluoride every 6 months. I purchase the 2nd fluoride filter with the 3 filters to save on shipping and time. The water tastes great and am so happy that my children and grandchildren benefit from the clean filtered water. I use for drinking and cooking and steaming vegetables. Very happy with our purchase and ease of ordering filters online.

  16. 5 out of 5

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    Can’t express enough how much I appreciate clean and good tasting (smooth and non-metallic) water at an affordable price. This 3-canister combination is perfect! Chloramine is used in many areas instead of chlorine. You can call the city to find out which one they use. And the fluoride filter? Couldn’t believe it when I discovered this here–no more ingesting large amounts of this toxic chemical!

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