A recent report showing the presence of a cancer-causing metal in drinking water from every New Jersey county has many residents wondering how local regions rank on the list. Read more.
Monthly Archives: September 2016
Will Berkey® Systems remove Chromium from the water?
The short answer is Yes! Black Berkey® Elements have been tested to remove greater than 99.8% of Chromium 6. In fact, Both the Black Berkey® Elements and the Berkey Sport Bottle have laboratory testing, showing both Chromium and Chromium 6 reduction. It is important to note though, that not all forms of Chromium are undesirable. […]
Latest Northeast Fresno Water Results Show Lead in 286 Homes
The number of northeast Fresno homes in which tests reveal lead in the water coming from faucets has climbed to almost 300, including nearly 120 in which lead levels exceed the acceptable threshold set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Read more.
How are the Black Berkey® Elements able to remove radiologicals for their full lifespan?
Many filter elements can show strong results that quickly decline. As such, we think it to be vitally important, with certain contaminants, that the reduction capability of our Black Berkey® Elements be tested over time. Such tests provide the rate of decline in efficiency and allow our customers a verification that the rate of decline […]
Concerns of lead-tainted water in school fountains triggers Dallas ISD to test all campuses
Dallas ISD officials will start testing water for lead at all of its campuses by Oct. 1, according to documents obtained Thursday by The Dallas Morning News. Read More.
Radiation contamination concerns after Cold Water Creek flooding in Hazelwood
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Residents at a Hazelwood apartment complex woke up this morning to find their cars submerged after a nearby creek over flowed. There’s more to be worried about then just water damage from Cold Water Creek. Read more.