The Watts 116001 is a faucet designed for functional ease and durability. It’s a standard air gap RO faucet and one of the best models out there.
The faucet features 3 lines with two of them, the wastewater in (red) and wastewater out (black) line passing through the air gap, already attached to their respective connections.
The third one is the processed water delivery tube (blue) which you have to attach to the threaded main shaft once the faucet is in place.
The air gap system of this faucet works flawlessly, so no backflow of drain water into the RO system.
The handle features a Touch ‘N Flow spring-loaded design which facilitates easy one-touch water dispensing. Even much better, it gives you three different ways to control the water.
Dispense continuous flow water, you simply push the lever up, to fill up a glasses, you simply press and hold the lever to avoid wasting the water and finally to stop any water flow, you only to return the lever to the central position.
In addition to that, the stem also rotates 360 degrees and you can install the handle in the side, front, or rear. The package includes all the necessary hardware needed to mount the faucet including the three-piece compression fitting for attaching the processed water line.
Watts 116001 meets all US plumbing codes for reverse osmosis systems. It uses ¼” supply tube with the wastewater in drain line being a ¼” tube and the wastewater out drain line being a 3/8” tube. This faucet will as well need access to a drain connection.
The quality of the entire faucet and its other parts is pretty good. It’s made of brushed nickel and comes in multiple colors including white, chrome, brushed nickel, and oil-rubbed bronze. So, you can the color that matches nicely with your kitchen sink.
Price & Rating
4.2* out of 5*
The Watts Premier 116001 Air Gap RO Faucet has an average user rating of 4.2* out of 5*. It is reviewed by 162 verified purchase customers at the price of 30.25$.
|Product||Watts Premier 116001 Air Gap RO Faucet|
|Recommended price||(Check the latest price at Amazon.com)|
|Finish & Color||Brushed Nickel|
|Control||Quarter turn handle|
|Dimensions||7.8 x 2.4 x 16 inches|