One way of getting fluoride free water in the UK is to invest in our Oyster fluoride water filter.
All water supplies in the UK contain some fluoride. We either receive water which has had its level of fluoride adjusted, or has a natural fluoride content of around 1 milligram per litre.
Click on the link to find out what level of fluoride your water contains. Is my water fluoridated?
You can mount this filter either under your sink or on a bench top.
The housing dimensions are 34H x 26W x 13D (volume occupied in cm).
The replacement cartridge set for the Oyster-TF is £49.99 and we send out email reminders.
Or hydrofluorosilicic acid as it is also known is a waste product of the phosphate fertiliser industry.
There is a wealth of information on the internet about what fluoride is and where it comes from, but we're going to hazard a guess that the reason you're here is because you're thinking of installing a fluoride water filter in your home.
Please take the time to look at our fluoride water filter so that you can make up your mind about whether you want fluoride in your water or not.
The simple answer is yes.
Fluoride is a naturally occurring element found in soil, water and some foods.
In some areas of the UK they artificially top up the natural fluoride levels as part of a government wide initiative to improve dental health.
It's estimated that around 5.8 million people in the UK receive artifically fluoridated water up to a level of 1mg of fluoride per litre of water.
They don't artificially fluoridate water in Wales and Scotland.
Areas of England where extra fluoride is added are:
If you're unsure about fluoride in your water, your water company should be able to tell you how much fluoride is in your water supply and whether they add fluoride artificially.
Public debate has been raging for many years about the safety of fluoride in water and whether the benefits outweigh the pitfalls.
Here at Fountain Filters we give you an option to install our fluoride water filter and remove the fluoride if you don't want it to be present in the water in your home.
There are medical conditions associated with fluoride exposure.
Dental fluorosis - fine white pearly lines or flecking on the teeth's surface. More severe dental fluorosis can cause the tooth's enamel to become pitted and discoloured.
Fluoride levels are very closely monitored in the UK's water supplies by the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI)
It is unlikely that a home water filter jug system such as a Brita filter will remove fluoride, so be careful. If you want to remove the fluoride in your water then you need to install a fluoride water filter or reverse osmosis system. We strongly recommend a fluoride water filter over reverse osmosis as they don't waste nearly as much water; water that you're paying for.
We are here to help you get the right water filter for your needs. Call us on 01352 838 281.
Best water filter ever, 10 Feb 2014
By John (Rugeley, UK)
I have had a water filter since 2004 but the filters became quite expensive due to having to change them every 2 to 3 months. I thought I would try the Oyster TF filter which is two filters combined, one to filter the fluoride and the other filters out chlorine, sediment and much much more. I am so glad that I did, the water tastes so good, much better than the filter I was using before, and also these filters last around 6 months or more so I can use the filtered water for drinking and even cooking, in fact almost everything.
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