If you are unfortunate enough to live somewhere where the tap water tastes downright terrible, spend a lot of time camping, live in a rural area with questionable water sources, or you simply want the cleanest water possible, finding a way to filter large amounts of water (like your entire daily water supply) can be […]
The Berkey Biofilm Drops are designed for storing and maintaining pure, fresh water. To learn more, click here
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Do your Black Berkey® purification elements filter out all the drugs/pharmaceuticals that are in our city-water?
We have no way of knowing exactly what potential contaminants may be in each person’s water supply. What we do know is that our Black Berkey® purification elements filter out numerous pharmaceutical drugs and endocrine-disruptors (EDCs); such as BPA, Naproxin, Octylphenol, Progesterone, THM’s and many more. Please click here to view some of our most […]
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 […]
When water is filtered through our system, the Black Berkey® Purification Elements increase the PH level of the water. This is healthful because pathogenic bacteria and viruses thrive in acidic environments and have difficulty surviving in alkaline environments. An environment with more alkalinity does have a higher PH level. The PH level will depend on various […]
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 […]
The Berkey PF-2™ Element, or fluoride and arsenic reduction elements, work in conjunction with the Black Berkey® Purification Elements to absorb unwanted elements found in drinking water. The Berkey PF-2™ Elements filters out fluoride, arsenic, and other heavy metal ions. The Berkey PF-2™ Element is made of non-leaching Polypropolene *5 and is BPA-free. The Berkey PF-2™ Elements […]
The Black Berkey® Purification Elements are the leader of gravity-fed water purifiers. Each element is designed to purify approximately 3,000 gallons of water before needing to be replaced; 2 elements in a Berkey® system will purify approximately 6,000 gallons of water before replacement is recommended. The Black Berkey® Purification Elements are sold as a set of two and can be […]