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Winter Preparedness: Getting Your Car Ready for the Road

Driving in winter weather can be extremely stressful, and there's nothing worse than getting stranded in a snowstorm due to a mechanical issue with your car. Here are some helpful tips to consider if you have to be on the roads in difficult driving conditions: Vehicle Maintenance Tips Basic car maintenance is an important part of winter preparedness. [...]

January 8th, 2021|Education|

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Winter Preparedness: Getting Your Car Ready for the Road

Driving in winter weather can be extremely stressful, and there's nothing worse than getting stranded in a snowstorm due to a mechanical issue with your car. Here are some helpful tips to consider if you have to be on the roads in difficult driving conditions: Vehicle Maintenance Tips Basic car maintenance is an important part of winter preparedness. [...]

January 8th, 2021|Categories: Education|

Winter Preparedness: What’s the Difference Between a Winter Weather Advisory, Watch and Warning?

Winter weather can be unpredictable, and conditions can deteriorate quickly. As you prepare for winter weather this year, make sure you understand terms used by the National Weather Service and local meteorologists. Common Winter Weather Terms Winter Weather Advisory- Issued when conditions are expected to cause significant inconveniences and may be hazardous. If caution is used, these situations [...]

December 18th, 2020|Categories: Education|

Do Black Berkey® Elements Remove PFAS and Other PFCs in Drinking Water?

PFAS, a kind of toxic chemical found in consumer products, have been in the news a lot lately. Consumer Reports recently did a study on 47 bottled waters, and found PFAS chemicals at levels higher than recommended by some experts. Michigan recently enacted some of the country’s strictest standards regarding PFAS limits for the state’s public water supplies, and [...]

October 29th, 2020|Categories: Education|

NOAA: “Extremely Active” Hurricane Season Possible

Updated outlook now predicts 85% chance of above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season has been a busy one so far, with a record-setting nine named storms having formed by early August. By comparison, only Andrea (a short-lived subtropical storm in the Atlantic) and Barry (a category 1 hurricane that brought over 20 inches of rain to [...]

August 11th, 2020|Categories: Education|

Berkey® Systems Are at the Top of Preparedness Lists

You have to be prepared for the unexpected in today’s crazy world. The ongoing pandemic, crumbling infrastructure, natural disasters, and even the uncertainty of election season make self-sufficiency a must. Now is the time to secure a proven potable water filtration solution for your family. Nothing beats Berkey® quality. See why our systems are at the top of preparedness [...]

July 29th, 2020|Categories: Berkey® News|

Active Weather Weekend A Good Reminder to Stay Prepared

Hurricanes threatened two U.S. states over the weekend. 2020’s first Atlantic Basin hurricane, Hanna, made landfall at South Padre Island, Texas on Saturday, bringing 90 mph winds and torrential rains to the region. Two days later, Hawaii narrowly avoided Hurricane Douglas’ worst impacts, as it moved just north of the islands. More Storms in Store The 2020 [...]

July 27th, 2020|Categories: Education|

Enjoy National Parks in Person or Online

With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping most of us inside the last few months, there is some good news: the National Park Service is reporting that an increasing number of parks are starting to open up. Things to Keep in Mind The scenic lakes, enchanting vistas and favorite camping spots that energize us are becoming more accessible with [...]

June 12th, 2020|Categories: Berkey® News|

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