To locate an authorized dealer, please contact us at 1-888-803-4438. Alternatively, you can also search our store locator found on our website. If a dealer is telling you they are authorized and you are uncertain, simply give us a call and we can verify if the dealer is authorized or not to sell Berkey® products.
For example, Amazon.com itself is NOT an authorized dealer, and “Berkey” on Amazon is not the company itself, but rather an unknown person/s. Our exclusive extended lifetime warranty only covers purchases made from this website – BigBerkeyWaterFilters.com.
Why is Berkey banned Iowa?
Berkey is prohibited from selling in Iowa
While Berkey says they cannot sell in Iowa due to the state’s licensing fees, they are actually not approved for sale because Iowa requires companies to prove their purification claims, and Berkey refuses to comply.
Is Berkey legitimate?
Certifications. NSF Standard 53 Certified – NO – Berkey has yet to be certified an independent, third-party testing agency such as the NSF. While they claim their tests have shown that they meet and exceed the standards of the NSF, they have yet to be certified.
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 water filters made in China?
Berkey Water Filter Systems are founded upon the Super Sterasyl Ceramic technology developed by Royal Doulton China and used by the British military. That filter was heavily used not just by the military, but also by relief organizations and missionaries stationed in regions lacking clean water.
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.
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.
What does Berkey filter not remove?
The technology utilized in the Black Berkey purification elements is designed not to remove ionic minerals from the water. The elements are, however, designed to remove sedimentary minerals.
How long does a Berkey filter last?
We recommend replacing your Black Berkey Filters every two to five years as a general rule of thumb. There, of course, are exceptions to this blanket statement. Just how periodically the filter elements need to be replaced is something that varies from case to case.
Can a Berkey filter lake water?
The Berkey water filters are able to both filter and purify water which has been obtained from untreated and raw water sources such as lakes, rivers, and stagnant ponds.
Does Berkey filter 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.