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 […]
Traces of medicine are not only hard to remove from wastewater, some have even higher levels after the water is cleaned, a US study has found. To view full article, click here.
The Virginia Department of Health, the Scott County Health Department and the Town of Nickelsville, Va. issued a notice Thursday to customers of the Town of Nickelsville Waterworks, asking residents to boil their tap water or drink bottled water for drinking and cooking purposes until further notice. To view full article, click here.
Two days after a ruptured pipeline leaked an estimated 21,000 gallons of oil off the California shore, wildlife — including pelicans — have been found coated in oil with one bird found dead on the beach. To view full article, click here.
The media used in our post filter elements can contain a small amount of harmless process dust or fines, due primarily to assembly, handling and shipping of these elements. For aesthetic reasons, we recommend the Berkey® Post Filter elements be purged on both ends to remove the majority of this process dust, prior to installing […]
Drought, and the resulting shortage of melting snow, is driving the historic water shortages across much of the American West. Click here to view an interactive map of decline in snowpack, and how it affects the water supply, in California. Our Berkey Lights and Travel Berkeys are available for purchase in California. To purchase a […]
We carry different types of spigots. The stopper, shell, nut, and washer for our Standard Spigots and Sight Glass Spigots are made of the following materials: The stopper inside is “FDA grade silicone” The shell/nut is FDA grade polypropylene. The washers are FDA grade rubber. The Sight Glass Spigot tubes are a buffed aluminum gauge shield […]