Star Advertiser uploaded an excellent article detailing the necessity of having clean water in the wake of natural disasters. We definitely giving it a read to know the best ways to be prepared for a lack of clean water. Read the full article on the PDF below. Tech View: Consider potable water when preparing for […]
Do the Black Berkey ® Purification Elements remove the microscopic parasites that cause giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis?
Giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis are intestinal infections caused by the protozoan parasites giardia lamblia and cryptosporidium parvum. The ailments are often caused by ingesting water or food contaminated by the feces from infected animals and humans. Symptoms of giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis can include diarrhea, gas, nausea, and cramps. The parasites are commonly found in outdoor water sources […]
Algae blooms are composed of floating colonies of cyanobacteria. While New Millennium Concepts, Ltd. has not conducted specific testing for cyanobacteria, our expectation is that the reduction of cyanobacteria should occur because: Cyanobacterial cells range in size from 0.5 micrometers to 40 micrometers. A “micron” is an abbreviated term for “micrometer”, or a millionth of […]
While New Millennium Concepts, Ltd. has not conducted specific testing for sulfuric acid, our expectation is that reduction of sulfuric acid should occur for the following reasons: Sulfur reduction is typically best achieved using anion exchange resins. Black Berkey® Purification Elements use ion exchange for the reduction of copper, iron, sulfur and other heavy metals. […]
Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection caused by bacteria within the genus Leptospira. It is a widespread disease that can be contracted via direct contact with infected animal urine, or by ingesting water or food infected with the bacteria. Most cases result in symptoms similar to influenza, but some extreme cases can be fatal. The Black Berkey® Purification […]
Plastic Fibers, also known as Microplastics, are small plastic pieces that can enter and contaminate drinking water. Scientists are studying the exact pathways that allow microplastics to enter into the drinking water supply. An extensive investigation on microplastics in water found that these analyses caught particles of more than 2.5 microns in size,” 2.5 microns […]
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At the beginning of the filter’s use, it can convert free chlorine at up to 95%. By the end of the filter’s one year lifespan, the reduction is reduced to between 50% and 75%. For product specifications, please click here. Order your Berkey Shower Filter™ today.
Yes, silver is used as an antimicrobial to self-sterilize the Black Berkey® elements. Testing was conducted both internally and by Analytical Services, Inc. to insure that the silver used does not leach into the purified water. “All controls samples, including stock samples, analytical positive and negative controls, and the negative control collected prior to seeding […]