Drinking Water Filter
Countertop Water Filter

Instantly transforms tap water into healthy, great-tasting water with no installation or permanent fixtures.

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Countertop Water Filter - White is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 987.
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Whole Health

Ultimate Purity*

Instantly transform ordinary tap water into clean, extraordinary water.

NSF Certified Claryum® filtration technology independently tested and proven to remove over 97% of chlorine and chloramines. Also reduces:

  • Heavy metals like lead and mercury
  • Chlorine resistant cysts like giardia and cryptosporidium
  • Organic chemicals like herbicides, pesticides and VOCs
  • Pharmaceuticals like estrone and ibuprofen

For a complete list of contaminants reduced please see our Performance Data Sheet.

Aquasana filters 10 times more contaminants

Whole Health

Ultra Delicious

Claryum®'s selective filtration technology retains naturally occurring beneficial minerals in your water like Calcium, Potassium and Magnesium for healthier, more delicious water!

Whole Health

Eco Friendly

Designed with the environment in mind! Intelligent system design reduces plastic waste by minimizing disposable plastic parts.

Pure Performance

Claryum® Technology

Activated Carbon Reduces pharmaceuticals, herbicides, pesticides, VOCs and MTBE.

Catalytic Carbon Targets chlorine and chloramines.

Ion-Exchange Filters heavy metals like lead and mercury.

Absolute Sub-Micron Mechanical Filtration Captures asbestos and chlorine resistant cysts like cryptosporidium and giardia.

The result: 10x more contaminants reduced than the leading pitcher plus healthy minerals retained for purely delicious filtered water.

Pure Performance

Easily Attaches

No permanent fixtures or installation required. Simply screw on the faucet attachment for filtered water right from your tap! No more big, bulky filters cluttering up your sink space.

Pure Performance

Convenience & Value

Fewer filter replacements. More clean, great-tasting water.

One Aquasana Claryum® filter gives you 11x the capacity of the leading gravity-based pitcher at only 11¢ per gallon with Water for Life.

How It Works

Superior Systems

Selective Claryum® Filtration

Reduces 77 contaminants while retaining beneficial minerals for optimal hydration.

Easy to install, replace & maintain

No permanent fixtures or installation required.

certified by NSF

NSF Certified

Full system tested and certified to NSF/ANSI Standards 42, 53, 401 + P473 for the claims specified on the Performance Data Sheet.

  • 450 gallons
  • 6 month filter life
  • 1 year warranty
  • 90 day guarantee

Help & Support

Video Help

  • How to install the countertop faucet water filter
  • How to replace the AQ-4000-R countertop filters

Installing the countertop faucet system

Replacing the filters in the AQ-4000

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Read the Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from A very easy system to install! I installed this unit to a small bar sink witch was very easy and I fill several gallons of water bottles to put in my refrigerator tru out the week.
Date published: 2019-12-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Like night and day The difference in the taste of your tap water is immediate and entire. You never knew your water had problems before this.
Date published: 2019-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tasting water It is such a relief to have contaminant free drinking water. Water taste great. Overall I am very satisfied.
Date published: 2019-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent countertop filter Love the counter top filter. Works great super easy to install. Love the filter are good for 6 months.
Date published: 2019-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can’t wait to see how we like it over time! The instillation was a bit rocky, but it was our old faucet and not the filter! We’re looking forward to seeing if it is as well loved as our countertop dispenser was for the last 4 years.
Date published: 2019-08-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Obvious improvement in water quality Having this water filter gives me confidence that my drinking and cooking water is healthy. The unit itself fits easily on my counter and is trouble free in operation.
Date published: 2019-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 9 years of Aquasauna When my wife graduated college the first thing she wanted to do was buy a nice water filter for our home and upgrade our air filtration. I obliged and we bought the aquasana countertop system which we have had now for almost 10 years. It's fantastic and we love it. We also use their shower system and our family loves having soft hair and normal skin that's not too dry from all the chlorine.
Date published: 2019-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally, water that tastes good! I live in a city that supposedly has great tasting water - and most of it does! But for some reason, at my house, the water intermittently tastes awful! I have tried other filters (both pitcher and under sink), but had resorted to drinking bottled water because none of them worked. I decided to give the Aquasana countertop filter a try. It was easy to install, and now I have finally have great tasting water. I've had it more than a month, and it has been consistently tasty. I now keep a 2-liter bottle in my refrigerator full of water that I got through my filter, and so I have cold, delicious water available any time I want it without having to keep buying disposable bottles.
Date published: 2019-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as Promised Did my research and only one of a few shown to take on PFAS in the water. Works as promised, very easy to install. Happy with the product so far.
Date published: 2019-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far, so good. Easy to install. Water quality is better than using one of the pitcher type filters. The filter doesn't take up too much space.
Date published: 2019-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality product, easy install Water filter was easy to install on my existing faucet. So far, it seems like everything is working fine and water tastes great! I wish the tube connecting to the faucet to the filter unit was longer, but otherwise, I am very pleased with my product.
Date published: 2019-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Aquasana counter top water filter I really like this filter system it fits on my counter and doesn't take up much room. My water is fresh and clean and tastes great. No more rust taste!!!!
Date published: 2019-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Water tastes good Super simple to install and the water tastes great
Date published: 2019-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great ware from a great product This product installed easily. The quality of the water surpasses anything I have used before to include high-priced bottled water. The taste is superb, and the water is crystal clear and clean. With changing the filter every six months, I went from $50 per month for bottles water to $10 per month for Aquasana water. I also got the filtered drinking canister for work, and it does a great job too.
Date published: 2019-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BEST COUNTER TOP FILTER I EVER OWNED! I have been using this model filter since about 2005. The water tastes great and I always feel confident my family is getting not only great tasting but healthy water!I use it to make iced tea, homemade soups, ice cubes, etc. Everything tastes better with filtered water. And I don't have to carry heavy cases of bottled water into my house and I'm not putting plastic bottles in the landfills which makes me feel more Green. It's a Win/Win situation!
Date published: 2019-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Will always have this countertop unit! The simplest to install. Make a tremendous difference in taste of water. Easy filter changes if you use the proper sized metric box end wrench. Easy leak stoppage with same wrench. Been using for many, many years. Aquasana would do well to include in the instructions the information about using the correct metric box end wrench or socket
Date published: 2019-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tasting water, and very convenient. I really like this filter system. It was very easy to install and use.
Date published: 2019-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! This filter is amazing. I have tried other filters in the past but resorted to using distilled water in which I added minerals. I am loving this filter though. I tell my husband daily how thankful I am that we purchased it. I love that it filters straight from the sink and I don’t have to worry about the chemicals being in our drinking water. The taste is great. It installs so easily and works really well!
Date published: 2019-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cleanest tasting water EVER! Super easy installation -- only change filter every 6 months, and they automatically send it to me -- no more keeping track of when it's time to change filter. I love that it clears out so many contaminants - including pharmaceuticals - which most people are NOT aware of as being a problem in tap water
Date published: 2019-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Overall impression of new Aquasana Water filter This is the B E S T product one could purchase for the value!!! The water tastes great!!! Better than (and much cheaper) purchasing bottled h2o!!! I am so glad I found this company on line. Was skeptical at first, but now, would NEVER puchase a Britta or PUR water filter again!!!!
Date published: 2019-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love the convenience I’ve used Aquasana filters for many years And love the taste. I feel confident that the water I’m drinking is safe and love the fact that my filter eliminates the need for using plastics. I did have to go to the hardware store to get an adapter that would fit my faucet, but otherwise installation was very easy and I did it myself .Great customer service!
Date published: 2018-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent. Easy to use, good tasting water, highly recommend.
Date published: 2018-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Won’t ever go back Installation was easy and my water tastes amazing now I can’t believe I was drinking tap water before!!
Date published: 2018-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Pleased From the very first glass, I could tell the difference. It is so good to know that I am getting healthy, clean water that benefits my overall health. Being on a fixed income, I needed to find a low cost solution to obtaining healthy water, and Aquasana had exactly what I needed. It took advantage of the water that I already had, so I didn't have to buy water or a dispenser. I am so thankful to have found out about this, and highly recommend it to everyone.
Date published: 2018-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It does what you want it to do I have been a customer for at least 4 years, and my parents even longer. I must say, I truly like the job this filtration system does. And I have attached a picture to prove it. The filter on the right is the first filter the water enters through. Then it goes into the chamber with the filter on the left. This amazes me, and has made me even more of a loyal customer.
Date published: 2018-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I've loved this filter and company for 10 years. Nobody's paying me to write this. I've been a customer for about 10 years and have used multiple different filter systems based on the different sinks in my various apartments. These filters are just amazing. Pure, clean water. All other water tastes gross after this. And the support is unlike any I've ever encountered. Numerous times I've called them up to say "Hey this is leaking" or "I can't thread the thing onto the faucet" or anything, and they immediately mail me a new part that I need, or even the whole system again! Promptly and no questions asked. VERY helpful people. I've recommended them to everyone who ever asks me about water.
Date published: 2018-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Impression on New Water Filter We love it. Had to find a faucet it would fit to, but once we did it was a breeze to install. Water tastes amazing and feel good knowing we don't have to buy bottles anymore.
Date published: 2018-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Aquasana I am loving it! It looks great on my countertop too!
Date published: 2018-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No more hauling spring water around!! I really like my filtered water system. Before I would have to go get spring water which meant alot of work for me. I would have to wash the bottles which were very heavy and cumbersome. Then haul them around , to and from my home and that was exhausting. Now I just go to my faucet and turn on. The water taste great and so far it has been wonderful. The only question I have is how does it know when the filter is spent. Otherwise it was a good choice for me and my family.
Date published: 2018-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extremely happy with change in water quality!! Easy Install.. instant results. I couldn't be happier...
Date published: 2018-05-04
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Aquasana FAQs

  1. Do I have to pay for a plumber to install the system?

    Our countertop drinking water filter system is very easy to install, and it only takes a few minutes to do; no plumber is necessary. If you have any questions or need assistance, our technical support representatives at 866-662-6885 can walk you through the installation process.

  2. How often do I have to replace the cartridges and how much do they cost?

    We recommend replacing the cartridges after six months or 450 gallons, whichever comes first. Replacement filters cost $59.99, but you can save 15%, get free shipping, and extend your product warranty by signing up for our no-contract auto-ship filter replacement program, Water for Life.

  3. Is this purified water?

    No, and actually, purified water is not as healthy as filtered water. Purified water undergoes reverse osmosis or distillation, which strip everything out of your water - not only the contaminants, but also the healthy, natural minerals. Our system uses selective filtration designed to reduce contaminants from the water and leave in the natural healthy minerals like calcium, potassium, and magnesium.

  4. How do I recycle the replacement filters?

    Our company will recycle the filters for you, but we do not cover the shipping cost to return the filters back to us. In reality, the environmental impact of shipping the filters back to us outweighs the good of recycling. To recycle the AQ-4035 drinking filters yourself, remove the ends of the filters, recycle the plastic parts (which are appropriately numbered) and put the carbon either in your compost pile or garden (carbon is good for plant life), or just throw it out (since the carbon degrades quickly, and is a positive component in a landfill).

  5. I'm a renter, so I can't drill or modify the plumbing. Which filter system should I get?

    The countertop system is perfect for renters because it does not require a new hole in the counter. To install an under counter system, you can remove the existing sprayer or soap dispenser in your rental and install our faucet in its place. This option will not damage or permanently modify your plumbing. When you move out, you can easily remove the system and reconnect your plumbing back to normal.

  6. What size adapters do you send with the countertop system (for the diverter hose)?

    13/16 and 15/16 male.

  7. What size is the chrome collar on the countertop system (on the diverter hose)?

    55/64-27 female.

  8. What does TDS mean?

    TDS is the acronym for Total Dissolved Solids, the amount of dissolved minerals and metals present in water. TDS meters tell you the concentration of dissolved minerals and metals, but are not an accurate measurement for contamination. Aquasana products reduce and remove harmful TDS like lead, but selectively retain or replace healthy dissolved solids like calcium, magnesium, and potassium.

  9. What is BPA? And why are people concerned about it?

    BPA stands for Bisphenol-A, a contaminant found in most plastics. BPA can adversely affect your health if consumed at high levels. Aquasana drinking systems do not contain BPA, and our filtration process reduces existing BPA.

  10. Does having hard water mean it is contaminated?

    Hard water is more of a nuisance than a health risk, and is not necessarily contaminated. Most water sources in the USA are considered hard. Hard water is generally safe to drink, after it has been properly treated.

  11. What is soft water, and is it safe to drink?

    Having soft water just means you have a lower concentration of dissolved minerals in the water (primarily calcium and magnesium). Soft water does not mean clean water. Your water can be soft and still contain contaminants.

  12. What is selective filtration, and how do Aquasana systems filter drinking water?

    Selective filtration is the process of sub-micron filtration, micron filtration, adsorption and ion exchange, all of which selectively reduces chemicals, heavy particulates and most dangerous heavy metals from the water while maintaining healthy minerals like calcium, magnesium and potassium.

  13. How do I know if an Aquasana system will be compatible with my faucet?

    The only faucets the AQ-4000 water filtration system will not be compatible with are the 2-in-1 faucets that have a detachable sprayer at the faucet opening. The AQ-4000 will fit most standard faucets and also comes with two adapters. If your faucet happens to be a non-standard size than the hose connection or adapters that come with unit, you can take your aerator to the plumbing section at your local hardware store and have it measured. After you know the size of your aerator, contact technical support with the size and we will see if we carry the right size adapter, and we will send it to you.

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User Q & A

Does it include a filter?

Asked by: Texbbq
Yes it does.
Answered by: Herb Be
Date published: 2020-07-08

I had one of these countertop funits before. After several years the outside of the unit became so brittle it began to break off and eventurally I couldn't get the bottom to open to change the filters. Is the current units made of the same material?

Asked by: Nadine the Goddess
I believe so. The filters can be hard to change. 
Answered by: Porter
Date published: 2020-06-07

Does this come with replacement filter cartridges? Or just the water filter machine?

Asked by: Garcia
The filter unit contains two filters that are used to filter water. It does not come with any extras. It filters approx. 600 gallons.
Answered by: Jakpro
Date published: 2020-06-04

My friend needs a water filter for her kitchen water. She had to return a portable unit that connects to the faucet but her faucet can’t connect to the unit.

Asked by: HalI
Just contact aquasana. She could choose to upgrade to the clean water machine pitcher as an alternate because of the faucet. I have to say that I like the countertop attached to the faucet better than this one. The filter on the machine pitcher does not last as long as the counter attached to faucet. I bought some extra filters for that one. However, the cool part about the counter top machine pitcher is that it will remind you when to change the filter. There are pluses and minuses. Hope you give it a try. I had mine for about 2 years now and it still works well.
Answered by: Derrick K.
Date published: 2020-06-03

How much is the countertop model without water for life?

Asked by: Dodie's Mom
Good Morning, The counter top model without water for life is $57.13 as of today I have provided a link down below for further details. https://www.aquasana.com/drinking-water-filter-systems/countertop-attached If you have any further questions contact us at 866-662-6885. Thank you, Aquasana Customer Support
Answered by: Aquasana S
Date published: 2020-05-28

Does it remove flouride 

Asked by: Sweet pea
Let me begin this answer with a statement for the life of me I cannot figure out why this company is asking its customers to answer important questions like this 1 posted! I do know the countertop conversion of air purification system remove chloramine and chloride and a whole list of other toxins. I am however I'm sure that this system will remove fluoride I have scoured the information they have put on the website and there is nothing and any of the literature for this system about removal of fluoride their whole house Reverse Osmosis System does remove fluoride however I hope that is enough information to satisfy your question I would also recommend you calling them and asking them the question as well
Answered by: Surferdf
Date published: 2020-05-17

What size is this unit?  Width, height and depth, please?

Asked by: Smamaw
The unit is tapered from top to bottom. It measures 9" High, 5" width top and 6" bottom, Depth 2" top and 3" Bottom. I hope this helps.
Answered by: nannamay
Date published: 2020-05-16

Ive has this water filter for over a year now and love it! The tubes that connect to the faucet are starting to change color and I was hoping to getting replacement. How would I go about getting new clean tubes

Asked by: Nikki M
You can request a replacement. you can try to use a straw cleaner for cleaning the tubes.
Answered by: Derrick K.
Date published: 2020-05-13
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