APEC Portable Countertop Review

APEC Portable Countertop ReviewNot all reverse osmosis machine selections have to be bulky and large. In fact, there are plenty of sleek and compact systems that will fit perfectly in smaller space. If you have a smaller home, apartment, or just want a portable system you can take along with you in your RV or on vacation, then the APEC portable countertop reverse osmosis system may be worth an extra look.


The most striking feature about this reverse osmosis water filtration system is that it is not designed to be installed beneath the sink. Instead, you just set it up on your countertop, which is why it is such a great option for those of you with smaller spaces to work with or live in rental apartments or homes.

This system easily works well with any standard faucet, so it will be a good fit for most people. It also features a filtration process of four stages that delivers great tasting water that is also safe to drink. The best part about this system is that it is WQA certified for quality and safety, so you can trust the drinking water it delivers it up to par to federal standards.

The APEC portable countertop RO system also comes with the option to purchase sleek and compact case that will make your system look great in any kitchen space. It is capable of filtering up to 90 gallons per day and is compatible with a 40-80psi water pressure, which makes it a great fit for most households. As an added bonus, this company also has a water donation program—so, if you want to make a difference and help provide water to those in need in other countries Apec is the way to go.

All in all, this is an excellent filtration system for smaller households and for users with access to city water. This is not a good fit for those of you who use well water because it is not compatible with the filtration level necessary for the additional contaminants that well water may have—such as bacteria and viruses.

Filtration Process

With a four stage filtration process, this countertop RO system is really effective and efficient at delivering high-quality water you can trust is safe to drink. This system use high capacity filters to effectively pre-filter your water of sediments and run it through the RO process to further remove it of harmful contaminants.

More specifically, this APEC system will remove up to 98% of Arsenic, Barium, Cadmium, Cooper, Fluoride, Lead, and Radium—just to name a few. The filtration process will also rid your water supply of that pesky chlorine odor and taste as well as improve the taste of any your ice, tea, coffee, and more.

Materials, Installation, and Maintenance

The components and high capacity filters utilized by this reverse osmosis system are made of high quality and durable material in the United States. It is designed to be lightweight, compact, and sleek so you can easily move it and feel confident that it will also look great in any space.

Since this is a countertop RO system, it doesn’t require an installation process outside of hooking it up to your faucet. Keep in mind, however, that this system is specifically compatible with standard faucets. It will not fit with any pull-out faucets, sprayer faucets, or special-sized designer faucets. However, the system does come with faucet adapters so as long is it isn’t one of the aforementioned faucet designs, the system should work with your faucet.

As far as maintenance, this is definitely one of the easier options as well. It features a quick connection that will ensure your filter replacements are fast and easy to do, so it will never be a hassle. It won’t require the use of a tank and can filter up to 90 gallons per day.

Pros and Cons


• No installation necessary
• Lightweight
• Portable
• Simple filter replacements


• Not a great option for large households
• Pricey


For anyone in need of a system that will work with a small living space or that is easily portable, this countertop is certainly an excellent way to go. Not only is compact, but if you choose to purchase the accompanying case, you can rest assure that this reverse osmosis system will not look out of place wherever you choose to put it.

This system is also able to filter 90 gallons per day of 99% of the harmful contaminants your water supply may be riddled with. It delivers crisp and delicious water that is WQA certified
for safety and quality—so you can trust ever sip you take. Although it is a little pricey for a countertop reverse osmosis system, users will appreciate the lifetime free access to the brand’s technical support team if you ever run into any problems or have any question about your system.

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