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Filter lifespans (either in gallons or a specified time between recommended element replacements) are a big selling point for water filter systems. However, a system's lifespan may not tell the whole story of how well a system performs, or if the system is right for your particular needs. There is a water filtration phenomenon that can negatively affect [...]
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Lake Jackson under boil order as city flushes and disinfects system Naegleria fowleri, a microscopic amoeba that can cause a fatal brain infection, was recently discovered in the water supply that serves Lake Jackson, Texas. Lake Jackson is located 50 miles south of Houston and has about 27,000 residents. The Brazosport Water Authority issued a Do Not Use water [...]
With elections just a few months away, there is a sense of uncertainty that our nation hasn’t felt in a long time. The country is struggling with a pandemic, economic challenges, highly polarized issues, natural disasters, and many other unknowns. In the coming months, candidates will be making many promises to address these issues. Self-reliance is the greatest [...]
Make sure you’re prepared for your next outdoor adventure. Portable and easy to use, Berkey® gravity fed water purification systems are an essential for hiking, camping and fishing trips. Powerful Black Berkey® Purification Elements have been independently tested to remove or dramatically reduce over 200 contaminants in raw, untreated freshwater sources like rivers, ponds and streams, including: E. [...]
Updated outlook now predicts 85% chance of above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season has been a busy one so far, with a record-setting nine named storms having formed by early August. By comparison, only Andrea (a short-lived subtropical storm in the Atlantic) and Barry (a category 1 hurricane that brought over 20 inches of rain to [...]
Know what to look for when choosing a system. When it comes to securing a portable water solution for your family, there are a lot of choices out there. However, not all brands and systems are created equal. To make sure you get the one that best fits your family’s water needs, we’ve updated our Ultimate Guide to Buying [...]
Now Available! Berkey® by NMCL is proud to introduce the Berkey® Stainless Steel Tumbler. Our durable 16 oz. (.47 L) tumblers are an economical, environmentally friendly alternative to plastic cups. Constructed of rugged, rust-resistant 18/8 304 food-grade stainless steel, they are designed to withstand the elements and are ideal for camping, hiking, RVing, and everyday [...]
You have to be prepared for the unexpected in today’s crazy world. The ongoing pandemic, crumbling infrastructure, natural disasters, and even the uncertainty of election season make self-sufficiency a must. Now is the time to secure a proven potable water purification solution for your family. Nothing beats Berkey® quality. See why our systems are at the top of preparedness [...]
Hurricanes threatened two U.S. states over the weekend. 2020’s first Atlantic Basin hurricane, Hanna, made landfall at South Padre Island, Texas on Saturday, bringing 90 mph winds and torrential rains to the region. Two days later, Hawaii narrowly avoided Hurricane Douglas’ worst impacts, as it moved just north of the islands. More Storms in Store The 2020 [...]
With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping most of us inside the last few months, there is some good news: the National Park Service is reporting that an increasing number of parks are starting to open up. Things to Keep in Mind The scenic lakes, enchanting vistas and favorite camping spots that energize us are becoming more accessible with [...]
When purchasing a gravity-fed water filter system, it's the quality of the filter elements that matters most. We discuss why, and what to watch out for in this notice.