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Waterdrop WD-FC-01 Review

If you’re in need of an affordable option to cut down on your plastic water bottle consumption, you have found it. Waterdrop offers a high-quality faucet mount water filter that can replace up to 2 000 bottles.

With its multi-stage filtration, this product delivers pure and healthy drinking water to your entire family. You can attach it to any standard bathroom or kitchen faucet.

The unit has an attractive all-white housing and a chrome valve, which you can use to switch the filtration system on and on.

Features

Waterdrop WD-FC-01 Tap FilterThere is no indicator on the device when to change the filter, so the company recommends changing it every three months or every 320 gallons. This product is safe to use with temperatures from 41 to 122 degrees Fahrenheit.

The flow rate is a bit slower on this product than others on our list, only 0.5 GPM. However, you can still fill a 17-ounce bottle within a minute. On the other hand, this unit has a switch, and you can alternate between filtered and tap water with ease.

This Waterdrop model system with upgraded filtration technology (ACF filter) can remove chlorine, lead, and other contaminants. It may reduce fluoride, but it doesn’t fully eliminate it. Overall, it improves the taste and offers safer water for you and your family.

The ACF filter has a 0.5-micron rating, which is between 10 to 12 times more absorptive than the ordinary and most widespread carbon. You can find replacement filters available in packs of three.

With this Activated Carbon Fiber filter, which is highly absorptive, you can rest assured that most VOCs and impurities will be gone from your drinking water.

Installation

In the packaging, there are six adapters so the unit can fit different faucet models and sizes. Usually, with a standard faucet, there shouldn’t be a problem. Additionally, you receive some silicone washers.

To install this product, you won’t need any tools. You can do it by hand, or if you’re not strong enough, use a wrench. It takes you no more than ten minutes to complete the installation of the unit. The design of this model is intended for a simple and very quick setup. Furthermore, you don’t need to pre-soak and wait for the filter before attaching it.

Product Dimensions

Weight: 16 ounces

Height: 8 inches

Length: 7,10 inches

Width: 2,90 inches

Colors: White

Filter life: 3 months

Pros

  • For every product sold, the company makes a donation to families in need of clean water in Africa.
  • This water filter is NSF certified.
  • The housing is made from lead and BPA-free materials.
  • The product retains all of the beneficial minerals in the water.
  • Also, it is certified to eliminate up to 94,5% of chlorine and 94,5% of bad taste and odor.

Cons

  • The threads are plastic.
About David Adams

David is a retired engineer, professional homeowner and a DIY addict. He has been installing home appliances, fixing leaks and doing home improvement projects for the past 30+ years. As an environmentally conscious person, David is extra sensitive to the usage of water resources and consumption of clean and healthy water. He started Water Filter Magazine in order to create an awareness and to share his experience on household water appliances with others .

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