Is your tap water genuinely safe to drink? Many local authorities chlorinate local supplies or treat it with an alternative chemical – monochloramine. Getting rid of bacteria and pathogens should be good, but not if the solution harms your health. Fortunately, using a Berkey water filtration system can eliminate monochloramine and other yucky chemicals in […]
Hydration Essentials: Must-Have Water Bottles & Gear For Summer
Staying hydrated is especially challenging during the hot summer months. The hotter it gets, the more you sweat and lose fluid. Drinking 8 cups or more of water daily will help keep you hydrated and healthy. Explore the best water additions, bottles, and gear you can use to up your fluid intake, including our favorite […]
Berkey vs Katadyn
Filtering water keeps you safe at home, in the office, or on the trail. There are many systems on the market today, including the popular Berkey and Katadyn brands. Of the two, which one is better? Let’s compare them to see which brand comes out on top. Spoiler alert: It’s Berkey for the win! Method […]
Berkey vs. Distilled Water
What is the difference between Berkey vs. distilled water? While both methods are effective at purification, they differ in the method used and the resulting product. For those looking to drink clean, fresh water, distilled water won’t help. A Berkey water filter will help keep you healthy and hydrated at the same time. Take a […]
How Can I Get My Kids To Drink More Water?
Buyer Beware: Counterfeit Berkey Parts & Elements
Berkey Water Systems are known for their superior filtration capabilities that can remove harmful contaminants such as bacteria, viruses, and heavy metals from drinking water. As the demand for Berkey water filters continues to grow, so does the prevalence of counterfeit Berkey parts & products flooding the market. These counterfeit Berkey water filter systems and […]
Why Does My Water Taste Funny?
Have you ever taken a sip of water and noticed it tasted funny? It’s not a unique experience, but it can be worrying. After all, staying hydrated is essential to life itself, so it’s important to know what is behind your weird-tasting water and whether it’s safe to drink. There are many reasons it might […]
How Long Do Berkey Filters Last?
If you’re looking for a way to ensure your water is clean and safe, you’ve probably heard of Berkey Filters – some of the most popular filtration systems on the market! But how long does each product last? Black Berkey Filters Berkey Inline Shower Filters Berkey Super Sterasyl Ceramic Filters Sport Berkey Elements Black Berkey […]
Do the Black Berkey® Elements Reduce Dioxane?
Dioxane (also known as 1,4-dioxane, diethylene ether, and diethylene dioxide) is a chemical used as a solvent in industrial products such as paint and pesticides. It can also be found as a trace contaminant in consumer products such as shampoos, detergents and cosmetics. Drinking water can become contaminated by dioxane via manufacturing plant discharges or […]
Do Berkey Filters Soften Hard Water?
USA Berkey Filters are a popular choice for those looking for a reliable and efficient way to purify their drinking water. However, one question that users often ask is whether our systems also soften hard water. The answer is no. Each Berkey water filter is designed to create delicious, pure drinking water, not to remove […]
Berkey Vs ZeroWater Filters : Which Is Better?
In a world of seemingly endless choices, how do you choose the best water filtration system for you and your family? When comparing Berkey vs. ZeroWater, you should consider a few critical differences before deciding. Let’s look at the pros and cons of each system and explain why we think you should choose Berkey. Gravity […]
New Years Resolution: Drink More Water
Gravity Water Filters: The Pros & Cons
In recent years, a few U.S. cities have come under fire for failing to provide safe drinking water to the public. As a result, there has been an increased demand for home purification solutions. One type that has been gaining popularity in recent years is the gravity water filter system. But how effective are these […]
Official Statement Regarding Berkey Water Filter Lawsuit
Attorneys typically advise clients not to discuss ongoing litigation, and New Millennium Concepts, Ltd. (NMCL), provider of Berkey® water filters, has remained silent until now. However, NMCL believes that our loyal customers deserve a public response to the false and erroneous misinformation appearing online regarding a lawsuit filed against NMCL. There are many problematic issues […]
Is Berkey Water Alkaline
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 Water Filter Systems Vs Reverse Osmosis
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 Water Filters Vs Pur – Which Should You Choose?
Do Berkey Filters Remove Lead?
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 […]
Choosing The Best RV Water Filter
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 […]
Nourish Your Skin & Hair With Berkey Shower Filters
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 Water Filters Vs. Whole House Water Filters
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 […]
How To Choose A Camping Water Filter
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?
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 […]
Can the Black Berkey® Elements Remove Volcanic Ash from Drinking Water?
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 […]
The 3 Times My Sport Berkey Water Bottle Saved My Day
Can I use the Berkey® system with softened water?
The Black Berkey® Elements remove heavy metals. They are not designed to remove mineral salts. Water softeners use an additive process to add mineral salts to the source water. Black Berkey Elements do not extract these salts from the water. For Berkey owners with water softeners, we recommend bypassing your water softener to get your […]