Are you a new Berkey owner looking to integrate Berkey into your life?
Or maybe you're looking to purchase a Berkey to eliminate unwanted contaminants from your drinking, cooking, and hygiene routine!
Well Water Drinker, either way, this list is for you!
24 Ways to use Berkey Water
1. On the Go - BYOB(W)
BYOB(W), or Bring Your Own Berkey Water! Take a bottle with you everywhere you go! Carrying your water will allow you to always have access to the best tasting water possible! #watersnob We recommend a Boroux
2. Store in Fridge
Fill a pitcher, carafe or 6 pack of bottles, and store in the fridge for cold Berkey water all the time!
Who doesn't love a good smoothie!? Packed with nutrients on the go, smoothies are a great way to keep hydrated and energized!
4. Water for pets
Your pet's smaller body is even more sensitive than yours, to chemicals and contaminants in water, so make sure to share! Try a taste test, we've found paws down our fur babies prefer Berkey Water over tap.
5. Brewing Kombucha
Oh, the health benefits of Kombucha! This fermented tea is packed full of probiotics and is tasty too! If you haven't tried it yet, we strongly recommend doing so.
6. In Coffee
Coffee tastes so much smoother and richer when using Berkey Water. Our purified water is after all free of the chlorine used to treat many water sources!
7. In Hot Chocolate
C-H-O-C-O-L-A-T-E, need we say more? This steamy drink, like coffee, tastes superior with Berkey Water!
8. In Tea & Lemonade
Enjoy your favorite beverages sans chlorine, we guarantee they'll taste superior!
9. Homemade Almond or Coconut Milk
Berkey Water Snobs agree, using Berkey Water in homemade milk is key to a great tasting drink.
10. In a Soda Stream
Bubbly and delicious, a Soda Stream is a great way to enhance your water drinking experience, even more so when the water is free from chemicals!
11. Make Your Own Apple Cider
Almost nothing says Fall like Apple Cider! You can easily make your own, with Berkey water, free from harsh chemicals.
12. Berkey Ice Cubes
Ice melts... and you'll notice immediately when drinking Berkey water with non-Berkey ice - YUCK! Try using a silicone ice tray and filling with Berkey Water to avoid the funky Fridge ice cube taste. Take it a step further and add fruit for a fun kick of flavor!
13. Fermenting food
Berkey Water is the perfect solution for non-chlorinated water called for in a fermentation brine!
14. Nut Butters
When making your own nut butter use Berkey water to soak the nuts, overnight, and say goodbye to; Chromium 6, PFOAs, and other contaminants leaching their way into your favorite foods!
Tasty and chemical-free! Enjoy a homemade version of the hot weather favorite using Berkey Water!
16. Baby Formula
When mixing baby formula always, always use filtered water! Water standards are set for adults (~150lbs) with fully developed organs etc., babies are much more susceptible to chemicals and contaminants in water than adults.
Boiling your pasta, steaming veggies, and making bone broth with Berkey Water will allow you to enjoy your favorite meals without chlorine vapor inhalation! #winning!
18. Washing Your Face
The chemicals (ie Chlorine) used to treat many water sources can really dry out your skin! Use Berkey Water to wash your face instead. Take it a step further and use a Berkey Shower Filter - your skin and hair will thank you!
19. Brushing teeth
It's inevitable if you're using tap water to brush, you're going to swallow some! So make the switch to Berkey for your daily hygiene routine as well as your daily hydration routine!
20. DIY Home Disinfectant
Take another step in protecting your loved ones, by making a cleaning solution free from harsh chemicals with; Berkey Water, Vinegar, and your favorite Essential Oils!
21. DIY Simmering Potpourri
Easy and cheap, simmering potpourri is a quick way to generate a custom smell throughout your home! We like adding a few drops of peppermint oil (or extract) to a boiling pot, or small crockpot, of Berkey Water!
22. Watering Indoor plants
Continue to water your plants with Berkey Water, and you'll notice your plants will flourish! After all, water is returned to its natural state with a Berkey Filter.
23. Sprouting seeds
When starting your garden, or starting plant cuts hydroponically, try Berkey water to sprout your seeds or cuttings! Without the chemicals, your seedlings and cuts will sprout stronger.
Make your own Berkey Rosewater for a fraction of the cost in stores! The benefits of this solution include; soothing irritated skin, balancing your skin's pH, and reducing redness. Can you say skincare trifecta!?
25. Hummingbird feeder
Our sweet feathered friends are extremely susceptible to contaminants and chemicals found in many water sources. Use Berkey Water in place of tap in your feeder, to ensure your homemade nectar is free from harmful contaminants like Chromium 6 and PFOAs. We recommend boiling a 4:1 water to sugar ratio to emulate the nectar found in the wild.