RO UV Water Purifier Cost (*Updated 2023)

This page may contain affiliate links. If you buy a product or service through such a link we earn a commission at no extra cost to you. Learn more.

Reverse osmosis and UV are among the most effective water purification methods.

Sometimes, they are combined to remove all contaminants including any microorganisms from water.

If you want to use an RO UV water purifier at home, we’re happy to help you calculate the expenses. In this article, we’ll highlight the current (2023) prices of RO and UV water purifiers to make your budgeting easier.

Key Takeaways

  • RO and UV water purifiers cost somewhere between $150 and $400, depending on the specific model you choose.
  • UV lamp kits, which you can add to existing RO systems, cost between $50 and $110.
  • To this you have to add the cost for installation and maintenance. Installation is free if you are a DIYer; if not, it’ll cost you around $150-400. As for yearly maintenance, expect to spend around $200-300.

RO and UV Water Purifier Price List 2023

Reverse osmosis uses a semipermeable membrane to filter contaminants out of the water, while UV uses ultraviolet light rays to kill microbes.

Some ready-made systems combine both methods, treating your water with RO and UV.

Here are examples of such (RO + UV) systems and their specific prices.

RO UV System Price
Max Water 6 Stage Home Reverse Osmosis System with UV $195.95
SimPure Y7P-BW UV $369.99
Express Water Alkaline Ultraviolet Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration System $259.99
Geekpure 6-Stage Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water Filter System with Ultraviolet Filter $149.99
iSpring RCC7U 75GPD 6-Stage Under Sink Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water Filtration System with UV $288.55
PureDrop RTW5U Reverse Osmosis Water Filter System with UV $250.00

RO UV Lamp Prices

There are also simple UV lamps that you can buy and add to existing RO systems.

So if you already have an RO installed system, you can upgrade it with one of these lamps.

Here are a bunch of lamps and their specific prices.

RO UV Lamp Price
Bluonics Ultraviolet Light Water Purifier for Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water System $69.99
Ronaqua Reverse Osmosis UV Sterilizer 12W $69.99
iSpring UVF11A Ultraviolet Light Water Filter with Smart Flow Control Switch 11W $108.48
Express Water Ultraviolet Water Filter for Under Sink and Reverse Osmosis Systems $55.99

How Much Does It Cost to Install a Reverse Osmosis System with UV?

Apart from the initial purchase cost, you also need to consider the cost of installing your RO UV system. Installation is relatively inexpensive, but here’s what you need to know:

Tools & Supplies

Point-of-use RO UV systems usually come with everything you need to install them. So you don’t need to budget extra for tools and supplies.

plumber installing reverse osmosis system under sink

DIY Installation vs Hiring a Pro

Installing an RO system with UV is easy; if you have basic plumbing skills, you can do it yourself.

But if you hire a professional, installing the system will cost between $150 and $400.

What’s the Maintenance Cost of RO UV Water Filters?

To maintain an RO UV water filter, you must replace the various pre-filter elements once or twice every year and the RO membrane and post-filter every two to five years.

The UV light bulb would also lose its potency after about a year, so you must renew it. The quartz sleeve that stores the light bulb needs replacement after two to three years.

Filter & Membrane Replacements

The yearly cost of replacing the pre and post-filters and the reverse osmosis membrane is about $100 to $150 on average.

UV Light Bulb & Quartz Sleeve

Replacing the UV light bulb will cost about $80 to $130, depending on the size and standard of the bulb you buy. The Quartz sleeve costs about $40 to $60.

If you have any questions about RO UV water purifier prices please don’t hesitate to leave a comment below!

About the Author Gene Fitzgerald

Gene Fitzgerald is one of the founders of BOS and currently head of content creation. She has 8+ years of experience as a water treatment specialist under her belt making her our senior scientist. Outside of BOS, Gene loves reading books on philosophy & social issues, making music, and hiking.
Learn more about .


Information provided on BOS is for educational purposes only. The products and services we review may not be right for your individual circumstances.
We adhere to strict editorial guidelines. Rest assured, the opinions expressed have not been provided, reviewed, or otherwise endorsed by our partners – they are unbiased, independent, and the author’s alone. Our licensed experts fact-check all content for accuracy. It is accurate as of the date posted and to the best of our knowledge.

Leave a Comment: