The Big Berkey® Water Filter: Overview
- Holding Capacity: 2.25 Gallons (8.5 L)
- Material: 304 AISI Stainless Steel
- Finish: High Polish Stainless Steel
The Big Berkey® is one of the most popular and adaptable water filter systems on the market today. It is a great option for the home, RV, and tiny house living! Ideal for medium-sized families from 1 to 4 people. Also, during emergency situations, with 4 Black Berkey Filters equipped, it can supply up to 16 people purified drinking water while being filled continually.
Berkey water filter systems are designed to provide purified drinking water for a certain amount of people. It is designed to fit the needs of the average size family.
Design and Applications
The 2.25-gallon capacity is versatile enough to produce Berkey water for one to sixteen people. Large enough to provide ample water and still compact enough to fit in areas that larger units would not. Ideally suited for home use and families or small groups. This water purifier comes complete with everything you need to start purifying your drinking water within minutes of assembly.
*Not yet available in Iowa or California*
What’s Inside the Big Berkey® Water Filter?
Big Berkey® Water Filter System
|Filtered Water Capacity||2.25 Gallons (8.5 L)|
|Product Dimensions||8.5 x 8.5 x 21.0 inches|
|Product Dimensions (Nested)||8.5 x 8.5 x 13.0 inches|
|Weight Empty||7 lbs|
|Weight Full (Lower Chamber Full)||25.76 lbs|
|Material||High polish 304 stainless steel|
|Spigot (Included) Material||BPA free, FDA approved, high impact polypropylene|
|Price (USD)||$278 with 2 Black Berkey® Filters (standard configuration)|
$388 with 4 Black Berkey® Filters
|Purification Speed |
(Gallons Per Hour)
|Up to 3.5 GPH with 2 Black Berkey® Filters (standard configuration)|
Up to 7.0 GPH with 4 Black Berkey® Filters
|Availability||Not yet available in Iowa or California (Learn Why)|
Black Berkey® Purification Filters
|Contaminants Removed||203 contaminants are removed including, but not limited to; viruses (99.999%), pathogenic bacteria (99.9999%), Chloramine (below lab detectable limit), trihalomethanes (99.8%), pharmaceuticals (99.9%), pesticides (below lab detectable limit),heavy metals ( See full list of removed contaminants here)|
|Product Dimensions||2.25 x 2.25 x 9.75 inches|
|Composition||Carbon composite containing high-grade coconut shell carbon combined with a proprietary blend of 5 other types of media.|
|Certifications||The Black Berkey® purification element formulation has been tested by State and EPA accredited laboratories to exceed NSF/ANSI Standard 531|
|Lifespan||3,000 gallons per filter. (6,000 gallons per set of 2)|
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