Author Topic: Do berkey filters need to be replaced after not being stored properly?  (Read 754 times)

Offline Joseph Seal

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When out of town my filters(black and fluoride) without draining or bagging. Should I be concerned about bacteria or mildew on the inside?

Offline ga-qhd

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I don't know, but the black filter elements themselves have silver in them:

http://berkeywaterkb.com/do-the-black-berkey-purification-elements-have-silver-in-them/


And they'd have to be reprimed at a minimum.