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Apr 6, 2012 04:43 AM

maintenance for filtered water pitcher

how often should I empty the pitcher, clean it and start with all fresh water. Kept in refrig, but I only use about 1/2 a pitcher a day.

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  1. I don't ever purposely empty my Berkey water filter ( unless it was time to clean the filters), I just add more water to the top chamber for filtering and fill my containers from the bottom. It's water, it's not going to go bad.

    1. We keep ours out on a table, and go through about two pitchers' worth a day. I wash them thoroughly (with warm soapy water and baking soda) once a month, and change the filter every two months.