Berkley Water Purification System.

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  1. JJ

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    I have and have used a Nature Pure system in my self build but find the cost of a new cartridge rather high.

    Now I have water storage tanks on QMJ, full of well water, I am thinking about building myself a sand filtering system for general water cleaning and while researching various designs, I came across the Berkley Black Filter systems for drinking water.

    This one looks very suitable for my needs.

    http://www.berkeywaterfilterseurope...rkey-water-filters/travel-berkey-water-filter

    Does anyone have any experience with these type filters?

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    Looks OK JJ, are the filters much cheaper tha the Nature-Pure?
     
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    Apparently they last for years (23,000 litres) and they are around £100 for two.

    If course it uses gravity, no pumping required, so isn't "instant" but can deliver a gallon and hour... enough for me! (y)



    "A set of 2 Black Berkey water filters can last for up to 22,700 liters. At a usage of 38 liters per week, this is equal to 600 weeks, more than 11.5 years of purified water!"


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    Is filtered water purified?

    Does well water need filtration?

    What are you trying to remove from the water?
     
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    No matter where your well, spring or bore hole, you'll find Cryptosporidium, Giardia, Campylobacter or E.coli are common and should filtered for. Especially so if it's to be drunk by pensioners :)
     
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    Oi!

    This pensioner has the constitution of a elephant whose stomach has been lined with cast iron...

    Years of Fray Bentos pie eating has prepared it for anything.

    Soon I might start eating the pies uncooked and still in the tin...

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    If am not mistaken Vwalan uses a similar system.
     
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    no, i use a berkefeld system .
    mine you pump water through the filter . its ceramic with silver inlay. but far cheaper than the nature pure
     
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