We wanted to have people know and understand that anyone can build a reverse osmosis system to have clean drinking water at home. What is being shown right now is pretty much everything you need to make a reverse osmosis system (minus a faucet). For some people, maybe you'd prefer to just fill up a gallon then turn it off but if you want a faucet, you can just add $20 to your cost of building the unit out.
Priced out completely the unit costs about $150 with a faucet. What costs a lot is the tank and faucet but you don't necessarily need them if you plan to just fill it at the sink.
The costs to replace filters a year is only $14.00 for this unit. Below are the parts I used, how many I used and the links to them.
- (1) Check Valve
- (2) John Guest Fixed Elbows
- (1) John Guest Union Tee
- (1) Reverse Osmosis Storage Tank
- (1) RO Membrane Housing
- (2) Inline GAC Filter
- (6 ft) White 1/4" Tubing
- (1) 525 ML/min Flow Restrictor
- (1) John Guest Tank Ball Valve
- (1) Drain Saddle 1/4" Compression
- (1) Angle Stop Feed Adapter
- (1) Auto Shutt Off Valve
- (1) 50 GPD Membrane :
- (4) 2.5" x 2.0" Clips
- (1) Faucet (not shown)