Water Quality

Drinking water quality is critically important to good health. Ideally, drinking water should be wholesome, physically attractive, and free from all harmful organisms and have a chemical content which will promote the health of the consumer. The finite amount of water on the planet participates in a recycling scheme that provides for its reuse. This […]

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Comparison of Berkey® Purification to Reverse Osmosis and Distillation

Healthfulness of Reverse Osmosis and Distillation  Based on current research, most health experts are no longer recommending drinking Reverse Osmosis or Distilled water on a long-term basis because these methods strip out all of the beneficial minerals from the water, making the water an acidic “hypotonic” solution. A chemist will tell you that when a […]

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Since the filter has pores fine enough to remove viruses, does it get clogged frequently?

The proprietary filter formulation used in Black Berkey® Purification Elements makes up for the incredibly small pore size by utilizing an exponentially greater number of micro pores in each purification element than that found in other filter elements. This is the reason Black Berkey® Purification Elements produce approximately 8 times more water per hour than other elements. While some of […]

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How does the filter element in the Berkey® system deal with viruses?

The micro fine pores are so small that they prevent micro fine particulate such as bacteria, viruses and even food coloring particulate from passing through the tortuous path that water is able to pass through. These contaminates are trapped in the micro fine pores while the much smaller H2O molecules are not. This method separates […]

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Berkey PF-2™ Specifications

Berkey PF-2™ Elements are designed for use in conjunction with Black Berkey® Purification Elements to adsorb the following unwanted contaminants found in drinking water: • Fluoride • Arsenic V and pre-oxidized Arsenic III • Other residual heavy metal ions TECHNICAL INFORMATION: FLUORIDE: Testing for fluoride was based on 20-30ppm of the ion in the influent aqueous solution at a […]

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Super Sterasyl™ Elements Test Results

Please find links below to independent test results of the Super Sterasyl™Ceramic elements:   British-Berkefeld-Klebsiella-Reduction-Test-Report British-Berkefeld-EColi-Reduction-Test-Report British-Berkefeld-Chlorine-Reduction-Test-Report British-Berkefeld-Cryptosporidium-Reduction-Test-Report

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