If NMCL’s recent test results show that the Berkey Earth® Purification Elements reduce Fluoride, then why do I need the Berkey PF-4™ Post Filter Elements?

NMCL’s most recent laboratory testing indicates that the Berkey Earth® Filtration Elements will initially reduce Fluoride up to 99.9%. Typically, filtration elements that reduce Fluoride begin to lose that ability rather quickly. This is the same case with Berkey Earth® Filtration Elements, as their efficiency at reducing Fluoride plays out long before the 3 year/3,000-gallon life of […]

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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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