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

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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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More information on Black Berkey® Purification Elements and cyanobacteria.

Below is some information that might be helpful, with respect to the seasonal Algae Blooms that have affected some water supplies in the past few years: “…Cyanobacterial cells range in size from 0.5-1 μm to 40 μm in diameter…” In other words, it’s a long skinny bacteria. Reference: http://huey.colorado.edu/cyanobacteria/about/cyanobacteria.php Internet research seems to indicate that […]

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Do your Black Berkey® Purification Elements remove Glyphosate?

Glyphosate is a non-selective herbicide and pesticide. Glyphosate is primarily released into the environment via runoff water and predominately applied as a spray for agricultural purposes. This contaminant has recently become the topic of discussion because of its association with acute or chronic exposure leading to various potential health issues or concerns. The EPA has […]

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Why do your instructions say : “Do not allow filter to freeze?”

We strongly advise against freezing your elements as a general rule of caution. We also advise against storing the elements (even unused) in sub-freezing climates. The concern with freezing the elements is that any cold or freezing water will expand inside in the element, thereby increasing the pore size and ruining the element. Whether the […]

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