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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) use interchangeably when writing articles and reviews about water filter systems. Plus, learn about the limitations of standard aluminum testing protocols and why TDS meters are not a reliable way to measure aluminum in your drinking water. Read our article: Do Berkey® Water Filter Systems Leach Aluminum Into Your Drinking [...]

September 1st, 2023|

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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 [...]

December 18th, 2020|

Product FAQs

Does Hydrogen Peroxide Harm Black Berkey® Elements?

Hydrogen peroxide is versatile compound that can be used as an oxidizing agent, a disinfectant, an antimicrobial agent, a bleaching agent, and more. It is also commonly added to drinking water for disinfection purposes and to remove pollutants. While New Millennium Concepts, Ltd. has not conducted specific testing for hydrogen peroxide, [...]

Do the Black Berkey® Elements Remove Estrogen From Water?

What are estrogenic compounds? “Estrogenic compounds are part of a larger category of chemicals known as endocrine-disruptors (EDCs), chemicals that can alter the hormonal and homeostatic systems enabling an organism—like a human being or other animal—to communicate with and respond to its environment.” What types of estrogen are found in [...]

Are Berkey® Systems Available in Iowa?

The state of Iowa has established regulations and procedures for the sale of water systems. Under this regulation, the state of Iowa requires that any water treatment system that is sold in the state first be certified by an independent, third-party testing agency, such as NSF, before the system can be considered [...]