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Remember this number: $120. It’s the average monthly water bill in America.Researchers at Michigan State University predict this figure will rise by $49 over the next five years. And if it does, water may become unaffordable for one-third of American households, according to a study, published recently in PLOS ONE, that maps the U.S. areas [...]
Jan. 24 (UPI) -- After years of tap water in Flint, Michigan being too dangerous to drink, a state monitoring agency said Tuesday that lead levels have dropped below federal action levels, suggesting the water is on its way back to being drinkable -- but not quite yet.Just because contaminant levels are below the federal [...]
BATON ROUGE -- St. Joseph residents are urged to find an alternative source for drinking water after Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a public health emergency Friday (Dec. 16) for the north Louisiana town.Our Black Berkey® Purification Elements are rated to remove lead and other heavy metals by 99%. Place a final barrier between you and [...]
BATON ROUGE, La. (Governor's Office) - Update: Louisiana's chief health officer is warning St. Joseph residents to not drink the water, even if their water does not show lead contamination.The Black Berkey® Purification Elements have been rated to remove 99.9% of lead from your drinking water. Read the whole list of contaminants that can be [...]
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 [...]
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
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]