Do the Black Berkey® purification elements remove estrogen from water?

What are estrogenic compounds? “Estrogenic compounds are part of a larger category of chemicals known as endocrine-disruptors (EDCs), chemicals that can alter the hormonal and homeostatic systems enabling an organism—like a human being or other animal—to communicate with and respond to its environment.” http://www.arhp.org/publications-and-resources/contraception-journal/august-2011   What types of estrogen are found in drinking water? “The […]

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Will Berkey Systems remove Chromium from the water?

The short answer is Yes! Black Berkey elements have been tested to remove greater than 99.8% of Chromium 6. In fact,  Both the Black Berkey purification elements and the Berkey Sport Bottle have laboratory testing, showing both Chromium and Chromium 6 reduction. It is important to note though, that not all forms of Chromium are […]

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Tainted: How Navy bases contaminated Pa. drinking water

When the planes burned, the kids would come out. Hope Grosse and her siblings would run down their Warminster street and rubberneck amid shrieking sirens. They would watch Navy firefighters shoot a dense white foam from hoses, smothering the flames that leapt up from the fenced-off lot.   Read Full article

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E. Coli Found In Uxbridge Drinking Water; Boil Order Issued

Uxbridge authorities are urging residents to boil their water before use after a positive E. coli test. The town says it learned Saturday that a sample of Uxbridge Department of Public Works water tested positive for E. coli on Friday. Read full article Learn more about what else the Black Berkey® Purification Elements can filter. Our Black […]

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Berkey® Water Systems and ORP

What is ORP? ORP stands for Oxidation Reduction Potential or Redox. It is the activity or strength of oxidizers and reducers in relation to their concentration in water. It is not (like pH) a measurement of concentration, rather of activity level. Different meters are available to measure the ORP in your water. ORP is measured […]

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Black Berkey® Purification Elements Test Results

Black Berkey® Purification Element Test Results: Cryptosporidium & Giardia Black Berkey® Purification Element Test Results: Virus & Bacteria Black Berkey® Purification Element Test Results: Heavy Metals, Pharmacueticals, Coliform, E. Coli, VOCs, Chloramines, Petroleum, etc. Black Berkey® Purification Element Test Results: Gross Alpha Radiologicals: Radium, Plutonium, Uranium, etc. Black Berkey® Purification Element Test Results: Gross Beta […]

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When and how do I clean the Black Berkey® Purification Elements?

Black Berkey® Purification Elements don’t necessarily need to be cleaned every time one cleans their Berkey® unit. However, this can vary depending on your area and water source. In certain areas, the  water is much dirtier than normal, and will necessitate cleaning the elements more frequently; possibly even more than cleaning the rest of the system requires. If […]

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How do the Black Berkey® Purification Elements work?

We at New Millennium Concepts, Ltd. want you to be educated about water purification. This will allow you to make an informed decision on something as important as the quality of your drinking water. Since water filtration is a complex science, we try to use familiar terms when possible so the explanation is easier to […]

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