10 Stage Water Filter

What is the 10 Stage Water Filter?

Currently, any water that comes out of your tap could contain toxic contaminants such as chlorine and its by-products, lead, bacteria, and pesticides. Water that has not been taken care of is not safe to use or drink. The 10 Stage Water Filter has 10 stages of filter. It has been tested to remove chloroforms, lead, certain pesticides and bacteria. Once filtered, you and your family can drink this water, give it to your pets, or use it to wash your fruits and vegetables.

Would the 10 Stage Water Filter fit my faucet?

The 10 Stage Water Filter is designed to fit any standard sized faucet which is typically around 55/64". Weight: 1.6 oz (4 lbs) Length: 5.3" Width: 4.5" Height: 12"

Does the 10 Stage Water Filter remove fluoride?

No. You would need to have a reverse osmosis filter or a distiller to remove fluoride. If you have Adya Clarity, simply put a couple of drops into your newly filtered water and wait between 5 and 15 minutes for the minerals to remove fluoride.

Is the 10 Stage Filter BPA Free?

Yes. All plastic for the 10 Stage Water Filter and the 10 Stage Replacement cartridges is made from BPA-free and phthalate-free polypropylene.

How often should I replace my filter cartridge?

With a family of four, the 10 Stage Water Filter would on average last for 1 year, after approximately 1500 gallons of usage. This includes drinking, cooking, and cleaning vegetables. If there are only 1 or 2 users, the filter would be good as long as it tastes and smells fine and could possibly last up to 18 months. However, the filter should not be used any longer than this.

How do I install the 10 Stage Water Filter to my faucet?

The 10 Stage Water Filter is a counter-top filter. It has a white tube that serves to connect the 10 Stage to your faucet. At the end of this tube, you will find a silver mechanism called the diverter valve. Unscrew the strainer from the end of your faucet. Then, take the diverter valve on your 10 Stage and screw it onto your faucet. If you would like to get filtered water, simply pull the pin on the diverter valve and the water will pass through the 10 stages and provide you with clean and sa...

Does the 10 Stage Water Filter work with my sprayer faucet?

No. The 10 Stage Water Filter is not compatible with a sprayer faucet.

Can I use hot water with my 10 Stage Water Filter?

No. Please only use cold water. The 10 Stage Water Filter contains 2 stages of carbon filter and upon exposure to hot water, these stages would deteriorate. Running hot water through the filter would significantly shorten its life.

What cannot be filtered out by the 10 Stage Water Filter?

Once water has been filtered - inert and desirable minerals like magnesium, potassium, and chlorides are left behind. Fluoride cannot be filtered out.

What is the shelf life of an unused Cartridge Replacement?

An unused Cartridge Replacement has an infinite shelf life as long as you store it away from direct sunlight, heat and water. Simply keep it in a cool, dark and dry area.

The pin on my diverter valve does not return back to the closed position on its own.

If you have a new 10 Stage Water Filter system: The pin may need a little lubrication. Look down into the top of the diverter valve and place 1 or 2 drops of cooking oil into the tiny hole. Then very gently, pull the pin in and out a couple of times. Once you reattach the diverter valve to your faucet, the pin should fall back automatically when you turn off your faucet. If you have had your 10 Stage Water Filter for a couple of months or years: Most commonly, this could be due to mineral dep...

Water is coming out from both the faucet and the filter spigot!

If you experience this, it is most likely that the diverter valve is not working properly. If your 10 Stage Water Filter is new, your diverter valve probably need some lubrication. Look down into the top of the diverter valve and locate the little hole. Place 1 or 2 drops of cooking oil into this hole and then gently pull the pin in and out a couple of times. Reattached the diverter valve to your faucet and it should work normally.

I need to replace my filter cartridge but the base w will not budge!

If you are trying to unscrew the base of the housing but it is not budging, chances are you have mineral deposits built up on the threads. To solve this, simply soak the housing in hot water and vinegar solution. You will only need enough water to cover where the base and top of the housing meet. Use the hottest water from your tap then add 1 cup of vinegar. Soak the housing for about 5 to 10 minutes before you try unscrewing the base again. You may need to repeat it a couple of times.

There is no water coming out after I have replaced my cartridge!

Usually for the first time, it would take about 30 seconds for the water to flow through. If you have waited this long but no water is coming out, your cartridge may have been placed upside down. The gold media, which is KDF-55, should be pointing at the sitting once your filter is sitting again on your counter. Please check again to see if the cartridge is installed properly. If your cartridge is in upside down, your water would taste strange as well.

The water coming out is black!

If you have just installed your system and the water that is coming out of the spigot is black, do not worry because loose filter media is passing through the filter. Let the water run until it is clear before you use your filtered water. NOTE: This may take up to 10 minutes in some cases.

I just changed the 10Stg with a replacement filter, but now the water is flowing slower than normal?

If the 10Stg was recently changed with a replacement filter and the water seems to be flowing slower than usual, try these tips: 1. Take out the replacement filter, flip it around and insert it back in the cartridge. It could be a possibility that the filter was inserted incorrectly. 2. If Step 1 does not work, take out the filter and set aside. Soak the system cartridge in warm water (Do not use hot water) with 1 cup of white vinegar for at least 30 minutes. This may be due to mineral buildup...

[Leakage] Just installed my system/replaced my cartridge but the filter spigot is dripping after I turn off the water.

As your filter gets wet for the first time, it may start to expand a little. This can cause a pressure release that leads to a drip or leak from the filter spigot. This drip would usually begin to diminish after a couple of days and then would stop completely.

[Leakage] Water is dripping out from the input/output connections.

Check around the area and make sure there are no cracks. If you do not spot any cracks, tighten the fittings by turning them to the right.

[Leakage] Water is dripping from where the base and the top of the housing screw together.

Check around the area and make sure that there are no hairline cracks. If there are no visible, it is likely that the filter has not closed far enough: 1. Make sure that the thin, black O-ring is present and sits flush in the channel just below the threads on the larger half of the housing 2. Try to screw the housing pieces tighter together. If you feel that you have gone as far as you can, apply a smear of Vaseline or coconut oil to the threads. This will help the threads move more easily. Yo...

I am going away for a while. How should I store the filter?

If you are only away for a few days, there is no need to remove and store your filter. If you will be away for weeks or longer, remove the 10 Stage filter cartridge, place it in a sealed plastic bag, and store it in your fridge.

How does the 10 Stage Water Filter work with Adya Clarity?

Adya Clarity actually can work in conjunction with the 10 Stage filter. The 10 Stage would filter out the deadly contaminants in your water however, it does not remove fluoride. After your water has run through the 10 Stage, add 2 - 4 drops of Adya Clarity in an 8 oz glass of filtered water. Wait between 5 and 15 minutes before you drink the water. For a gallon of filtered water, add 1/2 teaspoon of Adya Clarity and again, wait between 5 and 15 minutes for Adya Clarity to remove fluoride. Not ...

Break down of ingredients for each stage

Below is an image for each stage. A larger image is also available on our website at http://shop.waterliberty.com/products/kitchen-water-filter.

What is the Warranty Policy?

The Manufacturer's Warranty is 1 year. Please kindly note that pre-registration is required at: http://www.newwaveenviro.com/product-registration/

10 Stage Water Filter's patent number

The water filter is Made in USA, and granted a patent in 2001 which possesses an U.S. patent number: 6,197,193. You may also read more about the technology by visiting the link here: http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=6,197,193.PN.&OS=PN/6,197,193&RS=PN/6,197,193