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What a TDS Meter Can (and Can’t) Tell You

A lot of people—and a number of water filter companies—would have you believe that TDS (total dissolved solids) meter readings are the best measure of water’s overall suitability for drinking, which is totally false. TDS meters are generally easy to use, and while they can tell you certain things about your water, a TDS meter cannot tell you if your water is safe to drink based solely on the levels of total dissolved solids. Contrary to some of the advertising used by reverse osmosis (RO) system and water pitcher brands you may have seen or heard about, [...]

October 2nd, 2023|

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Do Berkey® Water Filter Systems Leach Aluminum Into Your Drinking Water?

The answer is NO—Berkey® water filter systems do NOT leach aluminum into your drinking water. Click the link below to read and download our extensive article (.pdf) that explains more about Berkey® water filter systems, and the differences between aluminum, alumina and activated alumina—three terms that people often incorrectly (and sometimes irresponsibly) [...]

September 1st, 2023|

How Do Black Berkey® Elements Work?

We at New Millennium Concepts, Ltd. want you to be educated about water filtration. This will allow you to make an informed decision on something as important as the quality of your drinking water. Since water filtration is a complex science, we try to use familiar terms when possible so [...]

August 10th, 2023|

Product FAQs

Why Are Berkey® Products Not Available in California?

Berkey® products are not for sale to residents of the State of California. NMCL acknowledges that common-sense regulations are valuable in protecting the public, especially when it comes to issues so essential as clean drinking water. However, when regulations become extreme, they can do more harm than good. In our opinion, this [...]

Berkey Light® Chamber Replacement Advisory

Berkey Light® water filtration systems have undergone many changes, as new tooling is required after a certain number of molded parts are made. Not all of the molds are the same, and therefore not all of the upper and lower system chambers are interchangeable. The most recent molds for the Berkey Light® system were [...]

Do Black Berkey® Elements Reduce Bromate?

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 [...]