India is geographically diverse so as as per the availability of water and its sources. Tap water, Bore-well, Municipal water supply, Well, Pond, River,fountain etc..
Water is not at all drinkable in many parts of India in the form they are found. Recent example come from Capital of India, Delhi
Preliminary lab testing found that all the samples failed to meet the 42 parameters (including odour, PH levels, total dissolved solids and metal content) that make up the BIS standard. This shows that Delhi’s tap water is not safe to drink, said Mr. Paswan, adding that the final lab results would be made public soon.
Just Imagine this,
Your body can compromise on food but not on water.
Even if your adult body can, but how would body of children compromise.
Many people carry prejudice about water purifier regarding its necessity or cost but to be frank , the cost of 1 glass of purified water on annual basis comes to much lesser than your one night outing with friends and family. Yet, we ignore what we consume daily.
Now, before heading to market for buying water purifier few things which are essential must be known these are, hardness of your water which you can measure with any online available TDS meter , apart from this In general
Learn more about the types of contaminants before you buy a water filter.
- Physical Impurities these consist of Dirt, Dust, Sand. These kind of impurities can be removed from good water purifier
- Bad Colour and Odour can be eliminated from Activated Carbon Filter Cartridge available with any good water purifier
- Biological Contaminants, Bacteria and Virus can be eliminated in Reverse Osmosis process and get deactivated by UV rays
- TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) gets eliminated from Reverse Osmosis Element.
Now there are essentially four types of water purifier, namely-
- Gravity based water purifier
- RO water purifier
- UV water purifier
- UF water purifier
As a whole, here is the list of best water purifier available in India as per hozone website.
1. KENT Grand+ 8-Litres Wall-Mountable RO + UV/UF
2. Havells Max RO+ UV+ Mineralizer, 8 LTR
3. HUL Pureit 6 litres Mineral Classic RO+UV
4. Livpure Glo 7-Litre RO + UV + Mineralizer Water Purifier
5. Aquatec plus Advance Plus 12L RO+UV+UF+TDS Water Purifier
6. Blue Star Aristo RO+UV
7. Eureka Forbes Aquasure RO+UV+MTDS Water Purifier
8. AO Smith Z9 10-Litre Green RO Series Water Purifier
9. Eureka Forbes Aqua-guard Crystal Plus UV Water Purifier
10. KENT Ultra Wall-Mountable UV Water Purifier
Have a look at different methods of water purification.