Where are Berkey filters made?
Berkey water filters are manufactured by New Millennium Concepts, Ltd. in Arlington, Texas. The black Berkey filters are made in the USA. The stainless steel housings are assembled from US parts and imported parts.
Is Berkey made in China?
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.
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?
Is Berkey an American company?
The manufacturer of all authentic Berkey® products is New Millennium Concepts, LTD. (NMCL), a privately-owned company headquartered in Hurst, Texas. Currently, NMCL only sells their products through an exclusive network of authorized dealers, like USA Berkey Filters.
Are Berkey filters NSF certified?
Overall, our testing experience reinforces our position that we recommend water filters with NSF/ANSI certification, which the Berkey does not have. That’s because NSF/ANSI standards for certification are exceptionally rigorous, and they are also transparent: Anyone can read them on NSF’s site.
Berkey USA is an authorized dealer to sell Berkey Water Filters in the USA and the rest of the world.
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 is Berkey not allowed 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.
Does Berkey water filter contain lead?
To be clear, Berkey products do not contain lead and testing results from NSF/ANSI certified labs show that these systems reduce lead in water.
Why does my Berkey water smell bad?
This foul odor is either caused by bacteria present in the water or by dissolved hydrogen sulfide.