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Do I need a filter?

Many people choose to have a separate hard water tap, to provide unsoftened water for drinking but there are no legal, health or safety requirements to do this. 

If you choose to install a Harvey water softener, we fit a hard water drinking tap as standard, so you can choose your preferred source of drinking water. 

Here’s some more information to help you decide if you need a separate drinking water tap.  

If you have a drinking water tap, then you will need to change your filter from time to time. How often you should change the filter will depend on general usage and the number of people using your water supply. Our water filters are designed and built to last for 12 months. 

The filter for your drinking water is there to improve the quality of your water and make sure the water from the tap always tastes great – for drinking and in your cooking.  

Types of water filter 

We offer both activated carbon and SoClear filters – the one to choose will depend on the drinking water system you have installed.  

The majority of water filters sold use activated carbon in one form or another. 

Our So Clear Filter works with the So Clear drinking water system which adapts to all kinds of kitchens and can function without electricity. The filter is simple to use, technologically advanced and super compact, bringing you better-tasting water, purified and free from unpleasant tastes and odours, directly from your kitchen tap. 

Find out more about our drinking water filters 

View our range of water filters – they’re all compatible with our drinking water taps. We offer both active carbon and So Clear filters, so that you can keep your water clear of unwanted minerals. Find out more today