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Berkey Water Alkaline
Berkey Filters

Is Berkey Water Alkaline

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Alkaline water is all the rage these days. Everyone from celebrities to health gurus touts the benefits and claims that it has transformed their health. So, what is alkaline water, and why is it so popular? Is it beneficial to your health? The answer to that is yes. The good news is that Berkey filtered water is […]

Berkey Vs Reverse Osmosis
Berkey Filters

Berkey Water Filter Systems Vs Reverse Osmosis

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Let’s face it: tap water doesn’t always taste good, and it’s unsafe to drink in some areas. As a result, many people are turning to filtration systems to ensure a safe and delicious drinking supply. If you’re in the market for a filtration system, you might wonder whether a Berkey filter or a reverse osmosis setup is the […]

Berkey VS Pur
Berkey Filters

Berkey Water Filters Vs Pur – Which Should You Choose?

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Choosing a water filtration system for your home can be daunting, with all the different brands on the market today. Two of the most popular options today are Berkey and PUR. Both have pros and cons, so how do you know which is right for you? Let’s compare them side-by-side to help you make an […]

Berkey Filters Remove Lead
Berkey Filters

Do Berkey Filters Remove Lead?

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It’s no secret, lead exposure can have severe health impacts, especially for children. That’s why ensuring that your drinking water is free of this highly toxic metal is so essential. But how does lead get into drinking water in the first place? And which Berkey filters can remove it? The Many Dangers Of Lead Contamination […]

RV Water Filter
Berkey Filters

Choosing The Best RV Water Filter

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As an avid RVer or van life enthusiast, you know that having a clean and safe water system is critical. Unfortunately, there are many different filters on the market, so how do you choose the best one for your needs? Finding Safe Drinking Water Can Prove Difficult Giardia and other water-borne illnesses aren’t just a […]

Berkey Shower Water Filter
Berkey Filters

Nourish Your Skin & Hair With Berkey Shower Filters

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Do you ever feel like your skin and hair are dry and damaged after a shower? If so, it may be time to invest in a showerhead water filter. Berkey shower head water filters are renowned for removing harmful chemicals and impurities, making your skin and hair feel softer and more hydrated. Filter Out 98% […]

Berkey vs Home Water Filter
Berkey Filters

Berkey Water Filters Vs. Whole House Water Filters

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You know you want to bring cleaner, purer water into your home. But should you choose a whole house water filter system using reverse osmosis or a Berkey water dispenser? Let’s take a few minutes to weigh the pros and cons of each. Understanding Reverse Osmosis Systems A whole house reverses osmosis system must be […]

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Berkey® Accessories

New Stainless Steel Berkey Water View™ Spigots

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USA Berkey Filters announces the availability of the new stainless steel Berkey® Water View™ Spigot. Created with durable food-grade stainless steel, the spigot is easy to install, plastic-free, and will fit a variety of our Berkey units and dispensers. 3 Sizes For The Stainless Steel Berkey Water View™ Spigots Our new Water View™ spigots work […]

How To Choose A Camping Water Filter
Berkey Filters

How To Choose A Camping Water Filter

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USA Berkey Filters is the water filter system you want by your side, whether camping, backpacking, or glamping. Regardless of your outdoor activities, clean water is essential for staying hydrated and healthy. Our water purification systems are gravity fed and allow you to make potable water from any fresh water source. When choosing a water […]

How Do I Prime My Black Berkey Water Filters?
Berkey Filters

How Do I Prime My Black Berkey Water Filters?

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If you’ve just purchased a Black Berkey water filter system, or if you’re replacing your old filters with new ones, you may be wondering whether you need to “prime” the filters. The answer is yes — it’s essential to prime every Black Berkey Filter before use. Priming ensures that they will work properly and effectively […]

How To Choose The Best Gravity Water Filter System
Berkey Water System

How To Choose The Best Gravity Water Filter System

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Gravity water filter systems have quickly become commonplace in most kitchens, as homeowners want to give their families the purest, cleanest drinking water possible. Simple in design and a much more affordable and environmentally friendly way to purify water, let’s discuss how to choose an effective and reliable gravity water filter system. Reasons to Invest […]

Berkey Water Filters vs Brita: Which Is Best?
Berkey Water System

Berkey Water Filters vs Brita: Which Is Best?

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On-the-counter filtration options like Brita water filters are found in stores nationwide and are arguably the most recognizable household name. Still, are they as effective at purifying water as a more advanced setup like Berkey water filter systems? While the U.S. has safe water generally, over 21 million Americans drink contaminated water that violates nationwide […]

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Berkey Water System

First Steps for Using Your Berkey System

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Once you receive your Berkey System, we recommend taking the following steps in order to make the most out of beginning to use your Berkey Water System: 1. Inspect your system & confirm you have all parts. Once you remove your Berkey from the box, inspect the chambers, lid, and spigot visibly. Do the same […]

USABF Boil Water
Berkey Water System

What Should I Do During A Boil Order or Boil Water Advisory?

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What is a boil order or boil water advisory and why do they happen? When public tap water becomes unsafe to consume, drink, or use, an announcement is made by the entities responsible for ensuring its safety, typically local governments and water districts or municipal utility companies. In such cases, water has become contaminated with […]

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Berkey Filters

Can the Black Berkey® Elements Remove Volcanic Ash from Drinking Water?

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According to the Smithsonian Institution’s Global Volcanism Program via the National Museum of Natural History, the most recent continuing eruption of a volcano worldwide is Ecuador’s Wolf Volcano. Wolf began erupting on January 6, 2022 and recently stopped erupting on March 17, 2022. As of Wolf’s eruption stop date, there were 48 total volcanoes reported […]

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Berkey® Accessories

NEW Berkey Product: The Berkey® Filter Priming Starter Kit

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Starting today and moving forward, April 1, 2022, every Berkey® Water Filter System will include the new Berkey® Filter Priming Starter Kit. This kit consists of: (1) Prime Rite™ Universal Adapter (Only for use with faucet) (1) Prime Rite™ Fluoride Element Adapter (1) Steel Anti-Airlock Clip (2) Red Food Dye Vials Prime Rite™ Universal Adapter […]

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Berkey Water System

Using My Berkey Systems During an Emergency

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When I lived in southern California, I used my Berkeys during boil water alerts, earthquakes, and for long-term camping trips. Here in Texas, I’ve used my Berkey® Water Filter Systems during blackouts, boil water alerts, and brown outs, in addition to our daily usage within our home. Whenever I’ve used freshwater sources such as lake, […]

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Berkey Filters

The 3 Times My Sport Berkey Water Bottle Saved My Day

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In my almost twenty years of using Berkey® products, my Sport Berkey Water Filter Bottles have come in handy during many situations. Here are three that stand out to me. On the Trail One of the joys of living in southern California is the ability to start your day at the beach, enjoy lunch in […]

Berkey Water System

Three Reasons for Buying My First Water Filter

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1. To Improve the Quality of My Drinking Water I grew up drinking water out of the kitchen faucet and a hot garden hose (the water tasted like PVC). I didn’t know anything better existed. All of my friends drank the same water in their homes too! Fast forward to my early twenties when I […]

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Berkey Water System

Are the Black Berkey® Elements able to remove microscopic parasites that cause giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis?

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Giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis are intestinal infections caused by the protozoan parasites giardia lamblia and cryptosporidium parvum. The ailments are often caused by ingesting water or food contaminated by the feces from infected animals and humans. Symptoms of giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis can include diarrhea, gas, nausea, and cramps. The parasites are commonly found in outdoor water sources such as […]

Berkey NMCL Hewn
Berkey Water System

What Can Cause My Water to Look Cloudy After Filtering Through Black Berkey® Elements?

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A small number of customers have reported that their water (which was clear before filtering) appeared cloudy after filtering it through Berkey® systems equipped with Black Berkey® Elements, and in conjunction, some experience a very slow flow rate. NMCL sells a large number of Berkey® systems and replacement Black Berkey® Elements globally each year, yet isolated reports of water […]

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Berkey Water System

Berkey PF-2™ Fluoride & Arsenic Reduction Elements and Activated Alumina (Aluminum Oxide)

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Recently, we learned of concerns expressed online regarding the use of activated alumina in the Berkey® PF-2™ Fluoride & Arsenic Reduction Elements (PF-2s). In the name PF-2, the “PF” stands for post-filter because they are a secondary filtering media that attach directly to the Black Berkey® Elements. The misconception about the media technology used exclusively […]

USABF Ivanhoe Reservoir
Berkey Water System

Do Black Berkey® Purification Elements Reduce Bromate from Tap Water?

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Bromate is a disinfectant byproduct that is formed after bromine reacts with chemical oxidants such as ozone. This process can occur during the treatment of drinking water. While New Millennium Concepts, Ltd. has not conducted specific testing for bromate, our expectation is that reduction of bromate should occur for the following reasons: Bromate (BrO3-) is […]

USABF Tap Water
Berkey Water System

Are Berkey Systems able to remove Chromium 6 from water?

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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 […]