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Drinking Water In Louisiana Town Tests Positive For High Levels Of Lead And Copper

A public health emergency has been declared for the small town of St. Joseph in Louisiana after abnormally high levels of lead and copper were detected in the tap water.The Black Berkey® Purification Elements have been tested to remove both lead and copper at reduction levels of 99.9% or greater.Find the full test results here.Read the complete [...]

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Nearly 3,000 US Communities Have Lead Levels Higher Than Flint

A Reuters investigation this week uncovered nearly 3,000 different communities across the U.S. with lead levels higher than those found in Flint, Michigan, which has been the center of an ongoing water contamination crisis since 2014.The Black Berkey® Purification Elements have been rated to remove lead by 99%Read the full article hereTake a look at our test results

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Thousands of people told to boil drinking water in the U.K.

Tens of thousands of people have been told to boil their drinking water after fault at a water treatment works.The Black Berkey® Purification Elements have been tested to remove a broad range of contaminants from heavy metals to viruses.  Read the full article.Learn what the Black Berkey® Purification Elements can remove here.Order your Black Berkey® Purification Elements [...]

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Black Berkey® Purification Elements: The Final Barrier against PFOA and Other PFCs in Drinking Water

The EPA recently reported that drinking water supplies to more than 5.2 million Americans are contaminated with a group of toxic chemicals known as Perfluorinated Chemicals (PFCs); at levels higher than what the EPA deems to be safe for human consumption.(1) At Berkey ® Water Systems, we want to help you understand critical information about PFCs, and [...]

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Is Your Water Changing Color? Berkey® Systems Can Help!

ATLANTA – Beaver dams have been demolished, burbling fountains silenced, and the drinking water in one southern town has taken on the light brownish color of sweet tea.Read more.Learn what Berkey® Systems can reduce.

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US EPA Approves Toxic Dicamba Herbicide for Use on GMO Crops

Ignoring the legal requirement to examine threats to endangered species, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved Wednesday the use of the dangerously toxic herbicide dicamba on crops genetically modified to tolerate the chemical.Both the Black Berkey® Purification Elements and the Sport Berkey® Bottle reduce dicamba to below detectable levels.Read the test results for the Black Purifiers and the Sport Bottle.Read the full [...]

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Berkey® Makes a Difference

It’s great to hear how Berkey® systems make clean, purified water accessible to those in need. Thank you Conscious Water!Read More.

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Gasoline pipeline spill worries communities that draw water from Susquehanna River

WARRENSVILLE — Communities downstream from Williamsport that take their drinking water from the Susquehanna River have been alerted there could be gasoline in the stream.Read More.Find your system here.

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Does your child's school have lead in water?

Fifteen Capital Region school districts received water test results over the last week showing elevated lead levels in their water fountains, sinks, showers and other places, according to notices published on district websites.Read More.Find your system here.

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Benefits of Cooking With Berkey® Water

The homemade meals of the Holidays are around the corner; and when cooking at home, you may not give much thought to the water you add to a recipe. However, the quality of water used for cooking can affect the outcome of the meal. Chemicals such as chlorine that are found in tap water can influence the taste and [...]

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