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It has been confirmed that every two minutes a water main breaks somewhere in the US with 300,000 breaks each year, according to the American Water Works Association. This causes many more problems than just temporary flooding. It can cause major contamination which makes countertop water filters more necessary today than ever before.
The Crown Berkey system is the ideal system for use with medium to large groups, at home, churches, hospitals orphanages, outdoor activities or during unexpected emergencies.
Sometimes when people hear the word “Berkey” they automatically think of the city in California called, “Berkeley” or the University of California at Berkeley. We are talking about something completely different.
Did you know 97% of Western Europe has chosen fluoride-free water. Western Europe allows individuals the right to choose, or refuse, fluoride. Why the United States continues to place this poison in the water without our say is baffling. You can remove this toxin with a fluoride water filter.
The CDC along with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has finally listened to petitions from millions of Americans and the Fluoride Action Network by reducing the recommended maximum fluoride levels in tap water from 1.2 to 0.7 parts per million (ppm), a 42 percent decrease. Hang on, though. You still need your fluoride filters.
Most of us are aware that tap water isn’t clean. In fact, an Environmental Working Group recently found 315 pollutants in the tap water Americans drink. This is unacceptable but you need to consider using your own countertop water filters.
It really is no surprise more and more people are buying water filters for home after we find out what is in tap water, not to mention the unpleasant taste. What is in tap water and what does all the money and testing actually do if it really isn’t clean?
Every few weeks or months you watch the news and there is some sort of catastrophe somewhere in the world. Volcanoes erupting, massive earthquakes and there’s always a flood somewhere. What is the best way to have clean water during these trying times?
There are many homeowners who live in rural areas and they use well water for most of their needs. You’ll find that many of them buy bottled water versus messing with the water in the ground at their residence. A good solution for drinking water is a quality home water filter system.
If you’re reading this, I’m sure you already know a little bit of information regarding the harmful effects of chlorine and that has led you not only to find something for your drinking water, but for other purposes too. Let me tell you how a chlorine shower filter will help you.
I am actually quite amazed after doing my research. I wanted to find out what was out there in regards to a camping water filter that actually works and is affordable. I found many that were not only outrageously expensive but they also didn’t filter out much of anything.
We’ve all worked at a company for a living one time or another. We always hear jokes about all the talk near the water cooler whether it’s sports or the latest gossip. Is the water you’re drinking there the healthiest? Is it the best water filter system?
More than 240 million people every day in the United States turn on their faucets in order to drink and cook, using water from public water systems. In 2005, it was discovered that brass plumbing fixtures may release far more lead into drinking water than previously believed. You don’t want this neurotoxin in your drinking water, trust me.
I remember the good ole days in college and I have some great memories of living in the dorms with my friends. It was as if it were our very own apartment. Independent living at last! I also remember the lack of water anywhere. No water fountains, no sink except for the bathroom, nothing. I now know a portable water filter would have been perfect for college dorm living.
There are so many clean water charities in the United States it’s sort of unbelievable. It is true that Americans provide a lot of money and assistance to less fortunate countries all across the world and that is a great thing.
Many people ask this question every day on their quest for clean water. I’m sure you’ve seen advertised all over the TV certain water filters and how great they are. I’m sure you’ve also seen shows like The Biggest Loser where filters are pitched as the best thing ever.
Several years ago I became interested in clean water. I began reading all kinds of reports about water contamination. And they weren’t reports from third world countries, but countries in the Western world. This put me on a quest to find a proven countertop water filter fast.
Every day I see people either carrying a plastic water bottle bought from the store or another special water bottle with tap water in it, most likely. It breaks my heart because I am aware of all the contaminants in that water. I wish they were carrying a Berkey water bottle instead.
An environmental group examined 173 different brands of bottled water on the market and found that some bottled water came from faucets or from companies with a history of bacterial contamination. A gravity water filter will prevent you from consuming contaminated water.
Whether it’s food or beverage you want something that tastes good. You wouldn’t think that water has anything to do with this but it does and a Berkey water filter has a taste that is very good.
Business men and women who travel quite a bit are becoming more concerned and want something that filters their water while on the road. Your best bet is to take the travel Berkey water filter with you.
A Berkey water filter is one of the most powerful purification systems in the world. So much so that the Red Cross and missionaries have taken then all across the globe. When people are searching for something better than a generic filter from the local store, they ask me what Berkey actually eliminates from the water.
We talk a lot about how Berkey water filters provide the cleanest, healthiest water in the world. They successfully remove harmful contaminants like pathogenic bacteria, parasites, VOCs, lead, mercury and much more. But doesn’t reverse osmosis do the same? So which one is better?
I’d like to give you my opinion about the Berkey water filter products we’ve personally used over the last several years. What better testimonial than from someone who knows the product well due to experience?
There are so many people looking for water filtration that actually works and provides enough clean drinking water for their families. When people find out what my family uses, the questions start to flood in. The one system I always recommend is the Big Berkey.
If you’re like me you prefer to drink clean water wherever you go. We’ve all done our studying and know that most city tap water isn’t as clean as they say it is. They even add numerous chemicals to your water supply. Berkey water filters allow you to avoid this mess.
It seems like every day you read a story where there is some type of water contamination and local officials request that the whole town boil their water in order to avoid sickness.
December 15 – We are now getting into the winter months and it’s not too late to make preparations to protect yourself and your family and be ready to assist neighbors, especially the elderly.
December 15 – All you have to do is go to your favorite search engine online and search for the term, “water main break” or “boil water” and you will get dozens of results from cities all over asking residents to boil their water because of possible contamination. This causes people to increasingly inquire about portable water purifiers.
December 14 – Berkey is a company that gives families an opportunity to take care of themselves without depending on the government or others. Their purpose is to prepare families for any disaster or circumstance.
December 14 – The Environmental Working Group reports that after reviewing almost 20 million records of water utility companies in the U.S., 316 pollutants were found in the tap water you drink. This can be eliminated with one of Berkey’s portable water purifiers.
December 10 – There are a select few fluoride filters that are built specifically to remove fluoride. Such filters should claim to eliminate this toxin without taking out essential minerals.
It is possible to have clean, fluoride-free water without breaking the bank.
December 7 – Is it possible for people to prepare for a natural disaster like Katrina? While there can never be a 100 percent guarantee of yourself or your home surviving such powerful weather, there are plenty of preparedness steps to take to increase your chances of survival.
December 6 – More and more people are discovering the harmful effects of consuming chlorine, not only in drinking water but also in the shower. Berkey’s KDF chlorine shower filter is necessary to ensure you’re not being harmed by this toxic chemical.
December 4 – You need a powerful, reliable portable water purifier for you and your family to guarantee clean, healthy water. Find out the five worst and best traits of a portable water purifier.
December 1 – You need a quality water purifier system that filters out all pathogenic bacteria, lead, and mercury, as well as fluoride and arsenic.
November 30 – Berkey water systems provide the most security during a disaster. Available in all different sizes, Berkey filters produce the cleanest water possible during tragic situations.
November 24 – It’s important not to put all your trust into the EPA and assume nothing harmful will come through your water faucets. Take your own precautions and purchase a Berkey purification system, a trustworthy filter that will remove all harmful substances.
November 20 – The Go Berkey system is the newest addition to Berkey’s portable water purifiers. A powerful filter, this handy purifier is easy to travel with and doesn’t take up much room. It’s perfect for college students, business travelers or for putting on your desk at work. And its design is eye-catching and stunning.
November 19 – It’s essential to have a Berkey water filter that removes arsenic. Berkey’s purification elements adsorb poisonous, unwanted elements such as Arsenic V, pre oxidized Arsenic III and the entire family of arsenic oxide anions.
November 18 – Chlorine free shower filters are all the hype today and the best on the market is the Berkey KDF chlorine shower filter. But why would you need one and why are they popular? Here are answers to commonly asked questions about chlorine and shower filters.
November 17 – Fluoride in drinking water is unnecessary and dangerous. Like these Nebraskan towns, it should be removed from all American drinking supplies. Until that day comes, a Berkey fluoride filter is necessary to protect your family from fluoride consumption.
November 15 – Known for their high-tech and powerful water filters, Berkey also offers some wonderful preparedness products to keep people prepared in any emergency situation.
November 12 – As all good things come to an end, so do Berkey water filter elements. And when that happens, it’s time for a replacement.
November 11 – When purchasing a Berkey water filter, there are several accessory options to accommodate your new purification system. These accessories in one way or another improve the look or ease of a Berkey filter.
November 8 – Berkey purifiers aren’t one size fits all. These powerful systems accommodate a wide range, from a single individual to a large family or group. There are Berkey water filters perfect for travelling and others meant for home use only. No matter your need or lifestyle, there’s a Berkey filter for you.
November 4 – What homeowners need is a chlorine shower filter that will remove this harmful toxin. Berkey has a KDF Chlorine Shower Filter that will do just that.
November 2 – Berkey has recently released several new products to compliment its already awesome Berkey water filters. These are perfect gifts for the holidays or they make a great addition to your own personal Berkey system.
November 2 – Berkey has a new Christmas product, but it’s only available for a limited time. The base, made for many Berkey systems, including the Big Berkey and Berkey Light filters, now comes with multi-colored LED lights. These festive Christmas lights will add to the holiday spirit and make the Berkey filter more attractive.
November 2 – There’s much talk about fluoride, whether it’s good or bad and whether it actually prevents cavities or not. And there are opinions on both sides of the argument. Here are a few facts about fluoridation to help you come to your own conclusion before you buy fluoride filters.
September 20 – Portable Water Purifier Tips – Top Seven Things to Look for when Purchasing a Portable Water Purifier.
September 17 – The Black Berkey filters are the most powerful gravity filters in the world.
September 14 – Sewage treatment plants are not equipped to eliminate artificial sweeteners from waste water. These contaminants travel downstream and slip into the drinking water supply.
July 20 – Sewage treatment plants are not equipped to eliminate artificial sweeteners from waste water. These contaminants travel downstream and slip into the drinking water supply.
June 24 – For the cleanest and purest drinking water possible, there’s no better product on the planet than the Berkey water filter. More than any other filtration system, the Berkey system removes the most harmful contaminants and bacteria while keeping the beneficial minerals intact. No other product can make the claims Berkey does.
May 27 – To make sure your family never has to worry about the government accidently depositing 20 times more fluoride than normal, get a Berkey water filter today. Even if you’re never served such toxic water, no amount of fluoride is good to consume.
May 14 – Your drinking water may be contaminated with pharmaceuticals. In fact, at least 51 million Americans have drug-infested water supplies. Which means, when you drink unfiltered water you’re likely to ingest traces of antibiotics, pain medicine, psychiatric drugs and even sex hormones. Not exactly refreshing, is it?
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