One of the most popular filters, but do Berkey water filters remove fluoride?
Let’s jump straight to the answer.
Do Berkey Water Filters Remove Fluoride?
To figure this out, I kept it simple…
- test my tap water before filtering
- test the Berkey water for fluoride
So let’s start by testing my tap water to see where we stand before filtering.
The fluoride meter registered 0.6 ppm of fluoride in my tap water.
Now let’s see if the Berkey can filter out the fluoride from my tap water.
So… do Berkey water filters remove fluoride?
Yes, Berkey water filters do remove fluoride. In fact, the Berkey water filter took fluoride levels previously at 0.6 ppm, all the way down to 0.0 ppm. Virtually removing ALL the fluoride found in my tap water.
IMPORTANT: Truth About Fluoride no longer recommends the Berkey as an approved fluoride filter. After hearing concerning news and having independently conducted tests done, Berkey’s recommendation has been revoked. To read more about how and why I decided to revoke Berkey’s recommendation you can read more about it in the article “Berkey Water Filters Are A SCAM & Unsafe” (link to article). That’s where all test results, screenshots, and reasoning is posted.
However, the only way a Berkey will remove fluoride is if it has the additional white fluoride filters attached (pictured below).
In fact, the white filters provide a very important step many filters are lacking for fluoride removal, which is why filters like Epic Nano was shown in do Epic Nano filters remove fluoride – to only reduce fluoride levels from 0.6 to 0.5 ppm.
BUT the white filters have problems. To be exact, the reason I revoked my recommendation of the Berkey is due to the fact the white filters leach aluminum into your filtered water.
So I’d recommend you not buy a Berkey and instead go with a different filter.
A filter you feel happy and safe using.
So, What Kind Of Filter Should You Get?
Now to make things even more complicated, many brands lie about their filters being able to remove fluoride.
So to make this process as easy as possible, you can use my guide for water filters that remove fluoride (link to guide). That will show you the best fluoride water filters and make it very easy to choose the best one for you.
And in case you go with a brand I don’t recommend, I’ve decided to share with you the fluoride test results on 33+ water filters. This will allow you to double check if a filter can really remove fluoride before buying it.
And all you have to do is enter your email below and I’ll send you the results right away.
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So instead of believing what you read from a brand or other websites and possibly buying a “fluoride” filter that does not remove fluoride…
You’ll have full confidence that you’re drinking fluoride-free water.
Something not many people can say.
Anyways, there you have it, the truth about fluoride in regards to Berkey water filters.
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