5 Best Water Purifiers for everyday use in Singapore  

5 Best Water Purifiers for everyday use in Singapore

How do water purifiers work?

Water purifiers are devices that use a filtration system to improve the quality of water by removing substances commonly found in tap water. These include fine-grained sediment, chemicals, metals, microbes, the by-products of water chlorination and other impurities. In general, most purification systems also involve activated carbon or charcoal to remove odours for water that tastes cleaner and fresher.

Which type should I go for?

Generally, they are categorised into, bottles, pitchers, on-top and counter-top. For the purpose of this article, we will look the top brands from each category.

1) Bottle Water Purifier LARQ Bottle PureVis
Type: Insulated water bottle with UV light purification

Up to 740ml capacity, removes 99.99% of bacteria and viruses with a built-in UV light for automatic purification, keeps drinks cold for up to 24 hours, or hot for up to 12 hours. 

LARQ Bottle Purevis is a next-gen, double-walled vacuum insulated bottle that combines on-the-go water purification with temperature preservation to help you stay hydrated with safe, cold water anywhere - no matter where your active lifestyle takes you.

Take on-the-go water purification and temperature preservation with the LARQ Bottle PureVis. This next-gen double-walled bottle automatically purifies water by removing odors, eliminating up to 99.99% of bacteria and viruses by using the UV light built in cap at the top. It also Keeps drinks hot for up to 12 hours or cold for up to 24 hours.

2) Bottle Water Purifier Grayl Geopress Water Purifier

Grey's Geopress water bottle is like a survival kit in a bottle. It's uniquely-designed dual chamber filter and press system removes protozoa, bacteria, viruses, chemicals and other contaminants in one fell swoop. Even though I've tried other filtering water bottles before, this one is my new favorite.

The Geopress water purifier is the most durable filtered water bottle with an impressive filtering mechanism that removes bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and sediment. The outside of this Grayl bottle is made of a durable type of plastic that can withstand frequent travel. It is also made of BPA-Free Polypropylene, a durable type of plastic is designed to withstand 3 meter drop onto concrete when it is full of water! Talk about a sturdy bottle!

3) Pitcher Water Purifier: Philips On-Tap Water Purifier

Price: Approx SGD 180 to SGD 190

It’s small but mighty! With fast flow rates of up to 2L per minute and a sleek, minimalist design, the Stealth will have you drinking cleaner water in no time. It purifies out nasties like soluble lead, chlorine and 99% of bacteria.

The cool thing about this water purifier? There is a system to alert you whenever your filter needs changing. Worried you'll forget when to change the purifier filter? Don't sweat it: with the Philips On-Tap Water Purifier WP3811/00, all you've got to do is glance at the filter membrane color to know! Includes a color guide that alerts you of when your filter needs replacing.

You’ll be able to check the filter colour by simply opening the lid, without having to remove the cartridge. Once it turns into the specified shade of brown or dark grey, switch out your filter cartridge for a new one.

4) Pitcher Water Purifier: Xiaomi Mi Water Purifier

Price: Approx SGD 390 to SGD 400

XiaoMi’s water purifier comes in a nice sleek white body. It looks stylish and minimalist which is a great plus point. It also connects to the Mi Home App and even shows the Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) level in the water after filtration, as well as the original water quality. This way, you are easily able to track the water quality.

In a 5 step process of water filtration, the XiaoMi Mi Water Purifier combines Reverse Osmosis (RO) and Ultra-violet (UV) technologies for purifying the water

With the ability to remove up to 99% of impurities, The Mi Water Purifier will leave you with clean, pure water for all your drinking and cooking needs. It takes care of even the finest impurities such as residual chlorine and heavy metals that are not normally seen by the naked eye. With a reverse osmosis membrane that has a filtration accuracy of 0.0001μm, the Mi Water Purifier is your ticket to cleaner, purer water in every sip!

5) Countertop Water Purifier: BioGlobe’s Biolytes Water System
(Most recommended)

Japanese patened mineral technology

Pricing: https://www.bio-globe.com.sg/biolytes/

More than just a water purifier, Biolytes does more than just purifying the water, it also adds essential minerals to the water and is a water enhancer! Biolytes Water System brands itself as Singapore’s smartest water. This is due to many factors. It utilises Real-time UV sterilization, killing 99.9% of bacteria and other harmful particles.

Bioglobe’s Biolytes Water system goes through a 4 stage filtration process.

Filter 1 removes foreign material such as dirt, soil and rust. Filter 2 removes residual chlorine, agricultural chemicals, carcinogenic substances, and absorbs odours that might linger. Filter 3 enhances water alkalinity with benefical minerals and micro-clusted water molecules and lastly Filter 4 absorbs remaining gas ingredients, smells and chlorine.

With 4 filters rather than the conventional 1 filter, you know that Biolytes mean business in purification.

After your water is purified, now comes the stage to enhance your water.

They also utilise Japanese patented mineral technology to enhance the water and provides much needed minerals to your body. The Japanese patented mineral technology provides boosting your immune-boosting properties to your body, allowing your body system to perform at an optimal state. These minerals are often lacking in people’s diets or absorbed at a lower rate.

Perhaps the most powerful water purifier (and enhancer) we could find.