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Gravity water filter scientific test results released by Natural News: Big Berkey, ProPur, Zen Water Systems and more

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Gravity water filter scientific test results released by Natural News: Big Berkey, ProPur, Zen Water Systems and more

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(NaturalNews) Every household should have at least one gravity water filter that doesn’t need electricity to function, but which water filters perform the best when it comes to removing toxic elements and heavy metals?

To help answer the question, Natural News has published detailed results of the scientific testing of popular water filter brands. The results, achieved via ICP-MS instrumentation with parts-per-billion sensitivity, are published now at www.WaterFilterLabs.com

The new website features laboratory testing results of popular filters such as ProPur, Big Berkey, Zen Water Systems, Crystal Drop and Doulton. In addition, laboratory testing results for gravity countertop water filter are also published, covering ZeroWater, Pur, Brita, Culligan, Seychelle, WaterMan, Mavea and more.

All results were determined using ICP-MS instrumentation, the same technology used by universities and the FDA to test food and water for heavy metals contamination.

Elements tested include Aluminum, Copper, Arsenic, Strontium, Cadmium, Cesium, Mercury, Lead and Uranium. The scope of the laboratory testing did not encompass microbiology or organic chemical compounds such as pesticides.

Water filter performance varies from near perfect to almost useless

In the tests conducted at the Natural News labs, the performance of water filters in removing toxic elements varied widely, with some filters showing near-zero performance while other filters removed nearly 100% of all tested elements.

See full results now at www.WaterFilterLabs.com

The top performing filters in these tests were Big Berkey, Zen Water Systems and ZeroWater.

“With this effort, we are using the scientific instrumentation of our laboratory to help provide information to consumers that may help them choose the appropriate water filter for their preparedness needs,” said Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, director of the laboratory that conducted the tests.

“These tests reveals that consumers have several choices in water filters which remove nearly one hundred percent of tested elements. That’s good news for consumers who need to know whether they can rely on these filters for emergency use,” Adams continued.

Three water filters remove nearly all arsenic

Arsenic is a common contamination problem of water wells around the world. Fluoride is also a common contaminant in some water wells, causing fluorosis and bone diseases.

Big Berkey, Zen Water Systems and ZeroWater filters all removed nearly all Arsenic as follows:

Big Berkey arsenic removal: 100%
Zen Water Systems arsenic removal: 99.5%
ZeroWater arsenic removal: 99.3%

See full results now at www.WaterFilterLabs.com
Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/047620_water_filter_lab_tests_arsenic_removal.html#ixzz3Irv7aacg