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 purification 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 […]
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® Purification 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 […]
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.
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.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Dirty tap water is causing major concerns in Oakhurst. On Friday, a water main broke which led to dark, discolored water and a flood of complaints and it also exposed a much deeper problem with contaminants like uranium and arsenic. For many, it’s a matter of health and many people are demanding […]
The bottled water industry is in the midst of a banner year. Bottled water sales are set to outstrip soda sales in the U.S. for the first time since the Beverage Marketing Corporation began tracking the industry in the 1970s, according data the firm released earlier this month. Read more
One of the most important, yet underrated aspects of a healthy lifestyle is water consumption. It is vital for supporting blood flow, lubricates joints, and prevents fatigue during exercise. A common goal for people that work out is weight loss. Most success stories regarding weight loss will say that it took a lot of time […]
In the wake of any type of emergency, from a one-night power outage to a major natural disaster, it is always a good idea to be prepared before the emergency strikes. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommends having a disaster preparedness kit with the basic essentials. Items such as food, water, a first aid […]
Farmers in Arkansas and Missouri have filed more than 100 complaints with state agriculture agencies over a toxic weed killer that is drifting from adjacent farms and damaging their crops. The herbicide is not only stunting the growth of soybeans – it’s also being used illegally. Read more