Filtering waste water for drinking : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) Preparation Forum : One Thread

If it gets real bad where sewage backs up and clean water is not available could one filter waste water thru Berkfield filters for drinking purposes? This would kill 2 birds with one stone.

I figure that would reduce the lifespan of their filters but it may be worth it to consider.

-- serio (, August 26, 1999


British Berkefeld's Big Berkey was made for such purposes. For more information go to their web site:

-- walt (, August 26, 1999.


Here's another good link on water and filtration:

-- walt (, August 26, 1999.

First filter with coffee filter,after most of guch out,go to the berky.I myself have two,excellent product,comes in PVC unit.Same product only plastic does same job 159$.

-- frienf (a@f.t), August 27, 1999.

Hey, get serious you guys! You MAY be able to filter out the bacteria, but you won't be filtering out all the dissolved chemicals. Call your health department, or a water testing laboratory. The nitrates alone will cause you illness or death.


-- Al K. Lloyd (, August 27, 1999.

Thanks for all your replies!

"You can't pee in a Mr. Coffee and get Taster's Choice" -Dana Carvey imitating Ross Perot

-- Serio (, September 03, 1999.

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