The Kinetico K5 Drinking Water Station is part of the Water Filter
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Water Filter
models like the K5 Drinking Water Station are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Lead removal: how effectively the filter removed lead from water.
Chloroform removal: how effectively the filter removed chloroform from water
Flow rate: how long it took to filter one quart of water