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Here’s Another Reason To Be Worried About Bottled Water

The bottled water industry is in the midst of a banner year.Bottled water sales are set to outstrip soda sales in the U.S. for the first time since the Beverage Marketing Corporation began tracking the industry in the 1970s, according data the firm released earlier this month. Read more

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Concerns of Contaminated Oakhurst Tap Water Resurface After Water Main Breaks

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Dirty tap water is causing major concerns in Oakhurst.On Friday, a water main broke which led to dark, discolored water and a flood of complaints and it also exposed a much deeper problem with contaminants like uranium and arsenic. For many, it's a matter of health and many people are demanding a [...]

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Water Weight Loss: What is it?

Water Weight Loss: What is it?One of the most important aspects of an exercise regimen is water consumption. Drinking adequate water is vital for supporting blood flow, lubricating joints, and preventing fatigue during exercise. Let's look at the vital role that water plays in physical activity and how a Berkey system can give you the access [...]

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Out of Stock of PF-2

We are currently out of stock of our fluoride filters. We expect to have them in stock within the next several days. Please check back here for availability. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 1-888-803-4438.

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Essential Items for Any Disaster Preparedness Kit

In the wake of any type of emergency, from a one-night power outage to a major natural disaster, it is always a good idea to be prepared before the emergency strikes. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommends having a disaster preparedness kit with the basic essentials. Items such as food, water, a first aid kit, and a radio are [...]

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Black Berkey Elements: The Final Barrier against Uranium and other Contaminants

When it comes to drinking water, how do you know that your water is actually safe? Who decides when water is drinkable? An article by the Las Vegas Review Journal[i] reported that the water in the Las Vegas Valley area was deemed safe according to the EPA’s Safe Drinking Water Act[ii]. However, this report also stated that the [...]

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Residents struggle with dirty water within town limits

WLOS — CANTON, N.C. -- People in a Canton neighborhood are living with dirty water, and they say the town isn't doing enough to fix the problem.Read more

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Homeowners question levels of lead and other heavy metals in their water

The discovery this spring of elevated levels of lead in drinking water at several Eugene School District schools and other buildings has prompted a flood of questions about the possible prevalence of lead in drinking water elsewhere in Lane County, including in tens of thousands of older homes with water pipes and fixtures that may [...]

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Newest Berkey® Systems Lead Water Test Now Available

It’s not easy to sort through all of the information about lead contamination. At Berkey® Water Systems, we want to help you get meaningful answers about the safety of your drinking water. Let’s look at what we know about lead and see how the Berkey® Extreme Lead Water Test can provide the protection you need.Why Does a [...]

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Why You Need a Travel Water Filter

Risks for travelersIf you’re planning a trip or vacation, having access to safe drinking water can be a challenge. Tap water in many countries can contain disease causing contaminants, largely due to inadequate water treatment, sanitation and hygiene. The Centers for Disease Control recommends that international travelers consider “portable hand-pump or gravity-drip filters with various designs and types of filter media. “(1) [...]

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