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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
New Millennium Concepts, Ltd. uses only the highest quality, highly polished AISI 304 grade stainless steel, known for its high corrosion and heat-resistant properties, in our Berkey® Water systems. It is equivalent to high quality 18/8 stainless steel cookware.
Unopened bottles of the Fuel Stabilizer have an indefinite shelf life; once opened, the shelf life is three years. This product should be stored out of direct sunlight and in a cool place.
When testing a water sample, we recommend using this standard testing protocol
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When I boil or freeze water from my Berkey® system I see white floating things in the water. What is this?
This is an issue that mostly occurs with hard (heavily mineralized) water. The healthiest water has a higher PH level because it has less acidity. When the PH level of the purified water is raised, the acidity of the water goes down and the water is no longer able to hold as many minerals in […]
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 […]
Most people use a pitcher to pour water into the upper chamber; however, if you have a spray hose on your sink, using it to refill the system is a very convenient method.