CuZn UC-200 is one of the best-selling under sink water filters. It works effectively to remove various contaminants from water to make it clean and pure.
It uses three different filtration stages to remove a wide range of contaminants but keeps nutrients in the water.
This under sink water filter is also easy to install and has excellent water filtration capacity.
- Type: Under sink/counter cold water filter
- Filter life: 5 years
- Filtration Capacity: 50,000 gallons of water
More Features: It’s a cold water purifier only. It doesn’t work on hard water and only cleans the contaminants of water to make it drinkable.
Filter Type: This CuZn UC-200 is an under-counter water purification filter. Keep in mind that it only purifies water and not make it soft.
Municipal Water Use: You can only use this water filter to make the municipal water clean. It is not designed to use with private well water.
Premium Quality: It is a premium quality product as it is made in the USA.
Filtration Stages: CuZn UC-200 features three filtration stages that contain different filter mediums to treat water.
Filter Media: There is a Micro Sediment filter, KDF-55 filter, and the Coconut Shell Carbon filter that meets the NSF standards 42 and 61.
Removal of Impurities: All these filter mediums are responsible for making your cold water free from impurities. They remove sediment, rust, dust, algae, chlorine, bad taste, odors, heavy metals, herbicides, pesticides, and more.
It keeps hard minerals like calcium and magnesium in water but removes other impurities that make the water unclean. It doesn’t affect the TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) readings, so using a PPM (Parts per Million) or TDS meter for testing is not required.
Bacteriostatic Filtration System: This UC-200 is bacteriostatic, unlike carbon only filters. It doesn’t allow the bacteria or mold to grow inside the filter system.
Water Filtration Capacity: It can filter up to 50,000 gallons of cold water or can work up to 5 years before the replacement need.
Installation: This water filter installs very easily in minutes. There are no hard and fast rules to install the unit. All you need is to connect it with your kitchen’s cold water line to get clean water. You will require an adjustable wrench to tighten the connections.
Also, you can take help from the instructional videos during the installation process.
Weight: The weight of this water purifier is only 8 pounds.
Pros: The CuZn UC-200 filter only takes small space under your sink because of its compact design. Its three-stage water filtration makes the water clean and pure. It also works on the removal of bacteria. Moreover, it has a good flow rate of 1.5 gallons per minute and an excellent water filtration capacity of 50K gallons of water.
Cons: It doesn’t remove the water hardness.
Which of the impurities CuZn UC-200 can remove and which of them it can’t?
CuZn UC-200 filter removes 98% of Mercury, Lead, and Chromium VI. Also, it can eliminate more than 90% of Chlorine, herbicides, pesticides, and VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds). Moreover, it can reduce 30% to 90% of Pharmaceuticals from water.
But it fails to remove Chloramine, Fluoride, Nitrates, Nitrites, and Micro-organisms.
What is the best time to replace the filter of UC-200?
The life of the filter of CuZn UC-200 is up to 5 years, but if you spot the Chlorine breakthrough, then it is the best time for filter replacement.
You will find a difference in the taste and smell of the water. In order to test the water, you can use Chlorine test strips, but you cannot use PPM or TDS meter for this testing.
Does CuZn UC-200 create an impact on the water flow?
No, it has no impact on the flow of water. Your water pressure will remain the same even after the installation of this filter.
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