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As published here. See the price jump for Amway's E-Spring.

  Aquasana Culligan Brita Seagull Everpure AquaPure Amway
Model No. AQ-4000 SY-2500 On Tap IV – X-1 WFA12 / S54 AP8000 E-Spring
Retail Price $179 $699 $48.40 $900.25 $499 $347.45 $1336.65
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cost/ capacity
$70/

2000 lt
$165/

4500 lt
$27.50/

380 lt
$165/

4000 lt
$114.50/

2835 lt
$108.90/ 4000 lt $359.25/

5000 lt
Per Ltr Cost/Use 3 cents 4 cents 7 cents 4 cents 4 cents 3 cents 7 cents
Removal Chlorine >99% 97% 99% 99.99% 97% >95% 98.90%
Removal Lead >99% 99% 99% 99.99% 97% no data 99%
Removal Mercury >90% 99% >90% 99.99% no data no data no data
Removal Cysts 99.99% >99.95% 99.99% 99.99% >99% >99.9% 99.95%
Removal TTHMs >99% >95% No 99.99% no data no data >99%
Removal VOCs >99% >95% No 99.99% no data no data 99.8%
Removal Lindane >99% 99% 99% 99.99% no data no data >99%
Removal Alachlor >98% 98% no data 99.99% no data no data >99.4%
Removal Atrazine >97% 97% 92% 99.99% no data no data 88.8%
Removal Benzene >99% 99% no data 99.99% no data no data >96.5%
Removal TCE >99% 99% 99.8% 99.99% no data no data >99.8%
Removal MTBE >97% 90% no data 99.99% no data no data >96.6%
Removal Fluoride 40-60% No No No No No No
Undersink system Yes – optional Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes – optional

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