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 […]
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.
What are estrogenic compounds? “Estrogenic compounds are part of a larger category of chemicals known as endocrine-disruptors (EDCs), chemicals that can alter the hormonal and homeostatic systems enabling an organism—like a human being or other animal—to communicate with and respond to its environment.” http://www.arhp.org/publications-and-resources/contraception-journal/august-2011 What types of estrogen are found in drinking water? “The major […]
MELBOURNE, Fla. – The city of Melbourne shut down water feeds Thursday before Hurricane Matthew made landfall. Read more. Find your system here.
Residents of a Washington Township mobile park say they’re worried about their health after E. coli was found in their water. Read more.
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.
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. […]
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.
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 […]
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.