The chemicals present in your tap water might include lead, copper, mercury and chlorine. These are not only potentially dangerous for your health, but chlorine especially makes the water smell and taste bad. These premium water filtration systems and pitchers can eliminate up to 98 percent of these elements, resulting in much healthier, better tasting water. A faucet mounting system gives you fresh water straight from your tap. It features easy turn operation to switch from unfiltered to filtered water. It's effective and can be easily put on any standard faucet, making it ideal for an apartment where you can't have something specially installed. The convenience of water pitchers is that they can be filled up and moved to any location in your home or office. The water will be filtered and then available for easy pouring anytime you want. You can also fill them up and then place in your refrigerator to have cold, fresh water available at all times for your family. Brita is a trusted, well-respected manufacturer of quality water filter units and pitchers. Experience the great taste and health benefits of filtered water.