How affordable is it to own a Berkey filter? One Black Berkey filtering element has a capacity of 3,000 gallon. Because most Berkey filter have two filtering elements the total capacity is 6000 gallon. If you use four gallon of water per day, your Berkey filtering elements will last about 4 years.
What will be filtered out? The Berkey water filter remove pathogens such as viruses, bacteria, parasites and chemicals even Glyphosate (read my article on EMF & Glyphosate as a combination). Glyphosate will harm the gut lining which is needed to protect us from infections.
offer Fluoride Water Filter and Chlorine Shower Filters, and Accessories
such as the Berkey Tote – Carrying Case and Berkey Boroux Water Bottle
Are you going camping or on a vacation and you don’t want to miss out on filtered water? With the Berkey Tote Carrying Case you are now able to take your Berkey water filter and replacement filters with you.
Contaminants that are being removed by the Berkey Filter can be found
in the “Resources” section
for example Viruses are removed to >99.999%
Pathogenic Bacteria removed to >99.9999%
Heavy Metals such as Aluminum, Barium, Cadmium, Chromium, Lead, Nickel
Pharmaceutical Drugs such as Caffeine, Ciprofloxacin HCL, Progesterone, Ibuprofen.
The shelf life is indefinite. Place them in a sealed bag so they don’t absorb odors from the air.
The flow rate of the black filter is 1 gallon per hour given the fact that they are not clogged with contaminates from the water. This can happen over time depending on the quality of your tap water.
Our drinking water is disinfected by adding chlorine. It is important to notice that we take daily showers which leads to the vaporizing and inhalation of chlorine. Potential health risks are bladder cancer, exacerbation of asthma or eczema.
Reference: Bladder cancer in Massachusetts related to chlorinated and chloraminated drinking water. Case-control study of bladder cancer and water disinfection methods in Colorado. Chlorination, chlorination by-products, and cancer. Chronic Low Dose Chlorine Exposure Aggravates Allergic Inflammation and Airway Hyperrespnsiveness and Activates Inflammasome Pathway