Mining waste reaches Brazilian coast

Brazil’s Doce River has turned orange and is full of dead fish after one of the worst mining disasters in the country’s history. The polluted waste contains arsenic, zinc, copper and mercury and has cut off the drinking water of hundreds of thousands of people and left fishermen devastated.   This is a very powerful […]

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When and how do I clean the Berkey Earth® Elements?

If the time it takes for the water to filter into the lower chamber substantially decreases, the flow rate can be easily renewed by cleaning the ceramic filter. Follow these simple steps: Carefully remove the Berkey Earth® Element from the upper chamber. Using a soft toothbrush or soft scouring pad (3M Scotch-Brite® or similar), scrub the […]

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