Best Water Bottles – Plastic, Stainless Steel, Glass, Aluminum ?

Best Water Bottles – Plastic, Stainless Steel, Glass, Aluminum ?

Which water bottle is the best, or the safest? What about choices of materials? Here are a few thoughts.   BPA-Free Plastic Water Bottles Plastic water bottles are a good choice for many short term uses. They are convenient and available in most stores. Store them in a cool location to avoid getting that ‘plastic’…

Black Berkey Red Dye Food Coloring Test – Does it Work or Not?

Black Berkey Red Dye Food Coloring Test – Does it Work or Not?

I have heard conflicting reports about the validity of the “red dye test” (food coloring) for the Black Berkey water filter elements. Some have said that it’s a valid test to indicate or verify that the filter is still ‘good’. Others have said, no, it’s not an accurate method of determination. I have the correct…

Water Purification Tablets – Why You Should Have Some

Water Purification Tablets – Why You Should Have Some

There are several methods for emergency disinfection of drinking water. Each with their own attributes and effectiveness. One method to treat water for drinking is to use water purification tablets.   Water Purification Tablets – Advantages   1. Small and lightweight A typical small bottle (50 tablets) of the most popular brand (Potable Aqua) will…

Your Long Term Water Storage – It May Eventually Run Out – Then What?

Your Long Term Water Storage – It May Eventually Run Out – Then What?

Do you have water set aside for long term water storage? That’s great!! It is higher level preparedness to go beyond just a case or two of bottled water – to having a serious quantity of long term water storage. It is also a potentially dangerous presumption that your water storage will be enough. Here’s…