How frequently should we flush and clean the filter?

It depends on the amount of sediment in your water and determining the ideal flushing interval requires conducting actual tests. But the flush period value of this device can be set from 1-999 hours. While the flush time can be set from 1-999 seconds.

How often should I replace the sediment pre-filter cartridge?

 The Watelo PF-50 features a reusable vortex flow strainer. But to ensure the filter maintains optimal performance, it is recommended to clean it at least once a month or as soon as you observe the cartridge becoming filled with sediment or when a significant reduction in water flow is observed.

Is the material used for this product lead-free?

Yes, the Watelo PF-50 is made of stainless steel material, therefore it is lead-free. Also, it has been tested and passed both the Material (Lead-Free) and Pressure test according to NSF/ANSI 42 Standard.

Can this improve water taste and odor?

The main function of the Watelo PF-50 is to remove sediments from your water. However, it does not have the capability to change or alter the chemical composition of your water. For improvement in taste and odor, additional filtration methods and treatment may be necessary.

Can this filter bacteria?

The primary function of the Watelo PF-50 Water Pre-filter is to capture rust, sand, and other larger particles. To eliminate and disinfect bacteria in water, a different water treatment method is required.