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Black Berkey Purification Element Specifications

How should I store my Black Berkey® Purification Elements and how long is their shelf-life?

Berkey PF-2™ and PF-4™ Fluoride Reduction Media

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

Do Black Berkey® Purification Elements Reduce Bromate?

Does Hydrogen Peroxide Harm Black Berkey® Purification Elements?

Do the Black Berkey® Purification Elements Reduce Dioxane?

Do the Black Berkey® Purification Elements remove cyanobacteria associated with algae blooms?

Do the Black Berkey® Purification Elements Reduce Sulfuric Acid?

Do Black Berkey® Purification Elements Remove Chlorine From My Pool Water?

Do the Black Berkey ® Purification Elements remove the microscopic parasites that cause giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis?

Heavy Metal Test Results : Gravity Fed and Counter Top Systems

Do the Black Berkey® Purification Elements remove plastic fibers from the water?

Do the Black Berkey® Purification Elements have silver in them?

How do I transport my Berkey system?

Do the Black Berkey Purification Elements remove GenX?

Is the base of the Black Berkey® Element Purification Element BPA free?

Do the Black Berkey® Purification Elements remove healthy minerals or electrolytes?

Do the Black Berkey® purification elements remove estrogen from water?

Will Berkey Systems remove Chromium from the water?

How are the Black Berkey® Purification Elements able to remove radiologicals for their full lifespan?

Berkey® Water Systems and ORP

What are the Black Berkey® Purification elements made of?

Can I use my Berkey® system to purify water from my dehumidifier?

The water in the upper chamber of my Berkey system does not drain all the way. Is this normal?

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

How do the Black Berkey® Purification Elements work?

More information on Black Berkey® Purification Elements and cyanobacteria.

Do your Black Berkey® Purification Elements remove Glyphosate?

How long can Berkey water be stored and what is the best method?

I heard that it is recommended to replace my Berkey water after three days. Is this true if it is refrigerated?

Are your Black Berkey® Purification Elements and Berkey® systems Vegan and/or Kosher?

Why do your instructions say : “Do not allow filter to freeze?”

How do the Black Berkey® Elements handle beneficial minerals in the water?

Should I be concerned about Coliform Bacteria?

Why do the log reduction levels differ for varying Berkey® element tests? Some laboratory results show testing to greater Log reduction (example: 99.9% vs. 99.99999%) than others.

How should I store my Black Berkey® Purification Elements and how long is their shelf-life?

Are the Black Berkey® Purification Elements NSF certified?

What is the thread size for the Black Berkey® Purification Element’s Stem?

What are the washers for the Black Berkey® Purification Elements made out of?

Will the Black Berkey® Purification Elements remove kerosene?

Do the Black Berkey® Purification Elements remove lithium?

Do your Black Berkey® purification elements filter out all the drugs/pharmaceuticals that are in our city-water?

Why is my PH level higher after using the Black Berkey® Purification Elements?

What happens if I use my Black Berkey® Purification Elements after 3,000 gallons?

Since the filter has pores fine enough to remove viruses, does it get clogged frequently?

How does the filter element in the Berkey® system deal with viruses?

Is the MS2 – Fr Coliphage still known to be a good indicator of virus filtration? Do you have tests on any other viruses?

Do the Black Berkey® Purification Elements remove Chloramine?

Do your Black Berkey® elements and Super Sterasyl™ Elements reduce fluoride in the water?

How often do the Black Berkey® Purification Elements need to be replaced?

How can I tell if my filters are working correctly?

Can I use the Berkey® system with softened water?

What is the TDS reading of the purified water?

What should I do if the flow rate in my system is very slow?

What is the Micron rating of the Black Berkey® Purification Elements

Why is it necessary to purge the Berkey® Post Filter elements?

How should I store my Berkey PF-2™ or Berkey PF-4™ post filter elements?

Does the post filter media contain some amount of cyanuric acid, or is the media washed using cyanuric acid prior to packaging?

There is a bubble that forms on top of my Berkey PF-2™, near the area where it attaches to the Black Berkey® Purification element in my system. Does this mean it is not working properly or needs to be tightened more?

If NMCL’s recent test results show that the Black Berkey® Purification Elements reduce Fluoride, then why do I need the Berkey PF-2™ Post Filter Elements?

Are the Black Berkey® Purification Elements or Berkey PF-2™ and PF-4™ recyclable?

If Arsenic is removed using Black Berkey® Purification Elements then what is the need for Berkey PF-2™ Elements?

I understand that the media used within the Berkey PF-2™ elements is activated alumina. Is that the same thing as aluminum?

I have high PH in my water; will that reduce the efficiency of the PF-2™ Elements?

What are the dimensions of the Berkey PF-2™ and Berkey PF-4™ Elements?

I installed my Berkey PF-2™ Elements but my water is a bit cloudy and why does it have a funny taste?

Sport Berkey

Why do your instructions say : “Do not allow filter to freeze?”

How do I clean the bottle of my Sport Berkey® Portable Water Filter?

How do I remove mold and mildew from the straw in the Sport Berkey®?

What is the plastic composition of the Sport Berkey® components (bottle, cap & straw)?

What is the maximum temperature that the Sport Berkey® can be stored at? I want to put it in the trunk of my car and need to know if it would be too hot.

Can I filter boiling water through the Sport Berkey® for making hot tea?

Do you make a fluoride reduction filter for the Sport Berkey®?

I am having difficulty drawing water out of the straw of my new Sport Berkey®. Is something wrong?

Can I put my Sport Berkey® in the refrigerator?

What is the capacity of the Sport Berkey®?

I have a generic Sport Berkey®; does it work the same as a regular Sport Berkey®?

Can I clean the filter in my Sport Berkey® filtration bottle?

How do I know when 1,000 gallons has been filtered and when its time to replace the Berkey PF-2™ Elements?

What is the life of the Berkey PF-2™ Elements?

Each set of two Berkey PF-2™ Elements will last for approximately 1,000 gallons of water.

Do the Berkey PF-2™ Elements replace the Black Berkey® Purification Elements?