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Lead, Copper, Bacteria Found in School Water: Lab Results

Lab results revealed high levels of lead, copper and potentially deadly bacteria in the drinking water at one school in the San Ysidro Elementary School District, NBC 7 has learned.The safety of your children is paramount, and their drinking water is encompassed by this.  The Sport Berkey® Bottle is a portable filtration system capable of removing [...]

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Affordable water may soon dry up, especially if you live here

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 [...]

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Lead in Flint, Mich., water below federal limits, still not drinkable

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 [...]

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Drinking water in north Louisiana town tests high for lead, copper

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 [...]

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90 St. Joseph buildings show unacceptable lead levels in water

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 [...]

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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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