The Hows & Whys of Berkey Filter Lifespans

There are a lot of variables in this topic, so I thought we could get into a bit more detail in addressing some of those factors relating to the lifespan of the Berkey filters. What is the lifespan of a Berkey filter? The first thing to note is that the “lifespan” of the Berkey filters, […]

Identifying Black Berkey Filter Problems

When your new Black Berkey filters arrive (maybe in a shiny stainless steel Berkey unit!), it’s definitely cause for excitement! You know you’re about to experience some of the purest water on the planet. We don’t want any little glitches that may occur in the set-up process to discourage you; it’s good to remember that […]

Berkey Filters and TDS Meters

  Many of our customers have written in asking why their new TDS meter does not register much of a change between their pre-filtered water and the post-filtered water.  This is actually normal, and the answer has to do with what a TDS meter actually measures.  According to TDSmeter.com, “Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) are the […]

How Long Do Berkey Filters Last?

A common question we get is, “How long do my Berkey filters last?”. That’s a great question! The manufacturer recommends that they be changed out every 3000 gallons. So, when you use 2 filters in your system, that means you should only change them out every 6000 gallons. Each filter can handle 3000 gallons and […]