Well, things have been pretty quiet around here, Bob is still working on the bedroom, it has a roof now, and he is installing windows, it’s going to have lots of windows, he is planning on extending a deck beyond the bedroom so he is also making a door to the outside. It’s been pretty windy the past couple of days, yesterday and last night, we were worried about the new addition, there are no walls to speak of, we were worried the wind might damage the roof or the windows, but everything held up just fine. :)
I just ordered a water purifier system, it’s called a Berkey Water Purifier. These are touted to be one of the best there are, it uses no electricity, needs no water pressure, you basically pour the water in the top, it filters down through 2 filters and is stored in the base.
The shatter resistant and virtually unbreakable Berkey Light™ system is made of high impact strength Lexan® which, ounce for ounce, is stronger than steel. In fact, this is the same material used for making bulletproof glass.
The Berkey Light™ system does not leach foul tasting plasticizers into your water and will not retain foul tastes and odors from waterborne contaminants. As the system purifies water, it produces the delightful and relaxing sound of falling raindrops.
The revolutionary Berkey Light™ self-sterilizing and re-cleanable purification elements purify water by removing pathogenic bacteria, cysts and parasites entirely and by extracting harmful chemicals such as herbicides, pesticides, VOCs, organic solvents, radon 222 and trihalomethanes. They also reduce nitrates, nitrites, sediment and unhealthy minerals such as lead and mercury.
I have read (and seen on line) that it can remove food coloring without removing minerals and such that your body needs. I can’t wait to get it, I should be able to get water from any source and this purifier will make it safe to drink. In this ever more dangerous world, with no guarantee of being able to get safe water, it’s nice to know that I don’t have to worry about it now.
I was able to get a good deal on a blemished unit, it’s still fully functional, the holes where the filters go were drilled off center, I could care less about that, but the nearly $40 in savings is a big deal! With shipping and tax it came to just under $200.00.
Do a search for Berkey water and you can learn all about them. Oh, they are also all over YouTube.
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