Barbara and I started using the Big Berkey water purifier many years ago, If you get your water from a municipal water system that has all kinds of chemicals added, well water, or using bottled water, you may want to consider the Berkey. Deciding to eliminate plastic bottled water from your life is no easy task.
Knowing what goes into producing bottled water may help encourage you to limit your bottled water usage if you haven't already done so. Some would say drinking bottled water is a healthy choice when compared to drinking chemically added municipal tap water. Is drinking bottled water a viable health solution, or is it causing dangerous repercussions for our Earth's future...and your health?
The price of bottled water is not something many think about, but when you add up all the water that you drink, it can get costly. The cost of 6,000 gallons worth of bottled water can be purchase for around $3,420 at a local membership warehouse store. 90% of bottled water pricing is due to bottling the water, packing the cases, and shipping the crates out to retailers.
How crazy is the price of bottled water compared to 2 cents per gallon of Berkey Water? One set of Black Berkey Filters costs $120, and can be cleaned up to 100 times! With a lifespan of up to 6,000 gallons, Berkey filters will not only save you money in the long run, but it will also help our environment by helping eliminate singe-use plastic water bottles?
Did you know that many bottled water companies have been known to bottle regular tap water? These companies advertise bottles to be fresh, clean, and healthy water from a mountain spring when in actuality, it may just be the same water you have coming out of your faucet! Also, 93% of bottled water companies have been found to contain microplastic particles.
Berkey Filter systems utilize powerful advanced filters that we call Black Berkey Filters. The Black Berkey filters used in all of our systems take water filtration to a new level. They can filter out bacteria >99.9999%, viruses >99.9999%, as well as 200+ other contaminants that have been independently tested to be removed.
These are the bottled water facts that show only a few of
the significant issues that the bottled water industry is producing.