If you have used your elements: If you have used your elements, you should fully dry them before storing. The best option is to leave them on a window sill for several days and allow them to air-dry. The key is to ensure they are bone-dry before storing them, to prevent any potential bacterial growth. […]
For storing water long term add 4 drops per gallon of water being stored. Use the enclosed 10 mL (1/3 ounce vial) for measuring. One vial treats 55 gallons. It is recommended that you change out your stored water once every 5 years. Berkey Biofilm Drops™ remain active in water being stored for years and […]
When the Berkey Biofilm Drops™ are added to water being stored, will temperature affect the storage time?
When the Berkey Biofilm Drops™ are added to water being stored, heat or cold will not affect the efficacy of the drops.
What is the purpose of adding the Berkey Biofilm Drops™ to a Berkey® system and what are the benefits?
The purpose of adding Berkey Biofilm Drops™ to your Berkey® system is to prevent the potential growth of biofilm within the element media, which will prolong the life of your elements. Berkey Biofilm Drops™ will also help prevent potential slime (algae) growth in your tank. Using the Berkey Biofilm Drops™ will impregnate the Berkey® elements […]
If you have used your elements: The Berkey PF-2™ elements can be stored in a refrigerator, short term; but definitely don’t store them in a freezer. To do this, remove the filters from the system, place them into a sealable sandwich bag or container and place the filters in the refrigerator towards the front to […]
The length of storage depends on the treatment of the water. When using the Berkey Biofilm Drops, water can be stored for up to 5 years. It is recommended for long term storage to use 16 drops (1/2 tablespoon) of chlorinated bleach per gallon of water. Both treatments will inhibit bacteria growth. Once you are […]
I heard that it is recommended to replace my Berkey water after three days. Is this true if it is refrigerated?
We do recommend replacing your Berkey water after three days. If the water is in a cold environment, the length can be extended to a week. This is a conservative estimate for caution. The reason for this is because when you filter your water, the chemicals that inhibit bacteria growth are removed. In more humid […]
If you have used your elements: The method of storage depends upon the length of time that the Black Berkey® Purification Elements will not be used: If the filters will not be used between 4 to 15 days and you want to avoid the re-priming process, remove the filters from the system, place them into […]
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.
What is the maximum temperature that the Sport Berkey® can be stored at? I want to put it in the trunk of my car and need to know if it would be too hot.
The maximum amount of heat the Sport Berkey® can withstand is 115 degrees Fahrenheit.