Are Berkey Filters Made in USA?

Our Black Berkey Filters are made in the USA. Berkey systems can efficiently purify ordinary tap water, and well water is powerful enough to efficiently purify raw, untreated water from sources such as remote lakes and streams.

Where are Berkey filters made?

The manufacturer of all authentic Berkey® products is New Millennium Concepts, LTD. (NMCL), a privately-owned company headquartered in Hurst, Texas.

Why are Berkey water filters banned in California and Iowa?

Berkey is prohibited from selling in Iowa

If they cannot support their own claims of removing over 95% of heavy metals and 99.9% of pathogenic bacteria, how many harmful chemical compounds and microbes are you actually consuming in Berkey filtered water?

Where are Berkey water filters shipped from?

All shipments are made directly from the manufacturer warehouse in Colorado. Our normal time frame to process and ship your order is 5-7 business days (in the Lower 48 states) from the date your order is paid for in full.

Why are Berkey filters not sold in California?

In the end, we have concluded that the additional taxes, certifications and red tape have created too large of a barrier for our firm to offer our systems in the state of California.

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Where is Big Berkey made?

Made in the USA, Berkey Water Filters are the gold standard of gravity filtration, thanks to their long established reputation in the industry combined with their outstanding filtration test results.

Why is Berkey not NSF?

Berkey Water Filters do not have NSF certification for two main reasons. First, the independent lab tests we have, test for far more contaminants than the applicable NSF certifications. Secondly, the fees for NSF certifications are very cost-prohibitive for what is being tested.

Can Berkey water make you sick?

Top critical review. I ended up getting really sick because of Coliform bacteria which grew in the filters. This is after replacing the filters within the first six months. So although the filters last for many gallons, over time, even with monthly cleaning of the unit, carbon filters like to grow bacteria.

Why does my Berkey water taste bad?

A: The reason for having a bad taste in your filtered water is generally coming from not having enough priming filters. The unpleasant taste is from process dust that may have remained from the initial priming process. Please try priming your filters a couple of more times throughout.

Does Berkey remove E coli?

The Berkey purification process uses microfiltration, adsorption, and ion exchange with removes 99.9% of all bacteria, including all strains E. coli bacteria.