How to Clean Berkey or Berkefeld Filters

If your flow rate has slowed, your first plan of action should be a simple cleaning procedure. More often than not this will have an immediate helpful effect on your flow rate. You will need: -Water -A Scotch Brite (or similar) all-purpose non-metal scrubbing pad (a toothbrush works, also) Empty any water from the Berkey […]
By : Abriana | Aug 27, 2015

Filter Lifespan: How Long Do Berkey Filters Last?

Another common question we get is How long do my Berkey filters last? That’s a great question! Let’s start by clarifying that we carry two different types of primary filters for the Berkey system: the Black Berkey purifiers and the Berkefeld Super Sterasyl ceramic filters. (Read more about the differences between the two here.) These […]
By : Abriana | Aug 26, 2015

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By : Abriana | Aug 25, 2015

The Secret to Finding Safe Water When Traveling

Keeping hydrated while you travel often presents a challenge. Even more so if you have standards for the quality of water you want to be putting into your body. Drinking water from public water fountains has never really been on my radar. My mom warned me against it in my youth, graphically describing how germs […]
By : Abriana | Aug 21, 2015

Difference Between Black Berkey and White Ceramic Filters

Many folks often ask us what the difference is between the Black Berkey water filters and the white Super Sterasyl ceramic filters. Good question. The ceramic filters were developed long before the Black Berkey purifiers were, so the Black Berkeys have come along and improved upon the concept. Both filters will: Remove pathogenic bacteria Remove […]
By : Chris | Aug 11, 2015

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