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  • October 2, 2020 Shawn Tipping

    Why You Need a Self-Sterilizing Water Filter System

    Understanding the Growthrough Process

    Bacteria thrive in damp areas, such as filtration elements inside a water purification system. When the right conditions for growth are present (certain environmental conditions, temperature, pressure, etc.), combined with sufficient nutrients, cells can multiply and penetrate the walls of a water purification system’s filters. This is known as “growthrough”. And since carbon-based filters remove chlorine (which is used to combat bacterial growth) from drinking water, it is that much more imperative that a system’s filter elements are self-sterilizing.

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  • Cleaning Your Black Berkey® Filters
    December 19, 2019 Shawn Tipping

    Cleaning Your Black Berkey® Filters

    When and how do I clean the Black Berkey® Purification Elements?

    Black Berkey® Purification Elements don’t necessarily need to be cleaned every time one cleans their Berkey® unit. However, this can vary depending on your area and water source. In certain areas, the  water is much dirtier than normal, and will necessitate cleaning the elements more frequently;

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  • What Does a Berkey Water System Remove
    April 21, 2019 Shawn Tipping

    What Does a Berkey Water System Remove

    The Black Berkey® Purification Elements are made and assembled in the USA Black Berkey® Purification Elements are the leader in gravity-fed water purification, backed by independent testing The Black Berkey® Purification Element formulation has been tested by State and EPA accredited laboratories to exceed NSF/ANSI...

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