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® Elements use ion exchange for the reduction of copper, iron, sulfur and other heavy metals. Learn […]
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Do the Black Berkey® Elements remove plastic fibers from the water?
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 […]
Stainless Steel Spigot Assembly Instructions
To view assembly instructions and a diagram, click the link below. Stainless Steel Spigot Assembly Instructions
How much chlorine is removed by the Berkey Shower Filter™?
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.
How do I transport my Berkey system?
Prior to transporting or moving any Berkey® system, the Black Berkey® Elements must first be removed. Failure to remove the elements from the system can result in broken stems. Place the elements in secure and water-tight packaging. The top and bottom of the stainless steel systems nest within each other for easy transport (remove spigot […]
Do the Black Berkey® Elements remove GenX?
GenX is the trade name for a chemical that was introduced in 2010 as a “safer” replacement for a toxic contaminant known as PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid, commonly called C8). Like its predecessor, GenX enables the production of common household products including non-stick pans, firefighting foam and water-repellent fabrics. Although few health studies are available on […]
Is the base of the Black Berkey® Element BPA free?
Yes, the base of Black Berkey® Element is BPA free.
Are there phthalates in the co-polyester material used to make the Berkey Light® system?
Phthalate esters are not used in the manufacture of the Berkey Light® system chambers. Additionally, the Black Berkey® Element reduces certain phthalates, including Butylbenzylphthalate and Diethylphthalate. Read the test results for the Black Berkey® Elements. Find the Berkey Light® system here.
Do the Black Berkey® Elements remove healthy minerals or electrolytes?
The media within the Black Berkey® Elements is not designed to remove beneficial (ionic) minerals from your water supply. These kinds of minerals can be reduced if they are in high concentration, but some will still be allowed through. We have not done any testing for the removal rate of ionic minerals, as they are […]
Is Your Water Changing Color? Berkey® Systems Can Help!
ATLANTA – Beaver dams have been demolished, burbling fountains silenced, and the drinking water in one southern town has taken on the light brownish color of sweet tea. Read more. Learn what Berkey® Systems can reduce. Find your system here.