Are Berkey® Systems Available in Iowa?

The state of Iowa has established regulations and procedures for the sale of water systems. Under this regulation, the state of Iowa requires that any water treatment system that is sold in the state first be certified by an independent, third-party testing agency, such as NSF, before the system can be considered eligible for sale […]

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What are the Blocking Plugs made of?

There are three different types of Blocking Plugs: Black Blocking Plugs come standard in all Berkey Light® systems and some stainless steel systems. The black plugs are made of FDA approved Buna rubber. Off-White Blocking Plugs may come with the Berkey Light® and some stainless steel systems. The off-white plugs are made of food grade […]

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What are your spigots made out of?

We carry different types of spigots. The stopper, shell, nut, and washer for our Standard Spigots and Sight Glass Spigots are made of the following materials: The stopper inside is “FDA grade silicone” The shell/nut is FDA grade polypropylene. The washers are FDA grade rubber. The Sight Glass Spigot tubes are a buffed aluminum gauge shield […]

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What is the cost and shipping time for an overseas order?

To estimate shipping cost, please visit our website here. Select the items you want to purchase and place them in the shopping cart. Click the “estimate shipping and handling” button, input your location and your shipping cost is displayed. Our normal shipping time frame for international orders is 7 to 14 business days from the time […]

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I am in an area that is contaminated with too many viruses and/or bacteria. Even with filtration, I don’t feel safe drinking the water. What can I do to disinfect the water before filtering it?

The Berkey water purification systems can efficiently purify raw untreated pond, lake and river water. However, always use the cleanest and clearest water possible. As an additional precaution, if using a source of water that you believe might contain extreme viral and bacteriological contamination, it is recommended by the CDC, EPA and other organizations that […]

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