Big Berkey™ Water Filter
Our most popular and versatile model. It is ideal for home use and medium-sized families. Recommended for 2-4 people in the 2 filter configuration. This unit comes with the Berkey Care Lifetime Warranty, an exclusive benefit for Berkey Filters customers!
Big Berkey® Water Filter System
Holding Capacity :2.25 Gallons (8.5 L)
Material: 304 Stainless Steel
Finish: High Polish Stainless Steel
Our most popular and versatile model. It is ideal for home use and medium-sized families from 2 to 4 people. Also, during an emergency situation, it can supply up to 16 people purified drinking water while being filled continually and with 4 Black Berkey® Filters equipped.
All of our 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.
Suited to produce enough water for between two and sixteen people. Large enough to provide ample water and still compact enough to fit in areas that bigger units would not. Ideally suited for home use and families or small groups. This adaptable filter comes complete including instructions and everything you need to start purifying your drinking water within minutes of assembly.
*Not yet available in Iowa or California*
Black Berkey® Filters
These purifying filters are installed in the upper chamber of the water filter system. Supports up to 4 filters. Learn More
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|
(Lower Chamber Full)
|Material||High polish 304 stainless steel|
|Spigot (Included) Material||BPA free, FDA approved, high impact polypropylene|
$278 with 2 Black Berkey™ Filters (standard configuration)
$388 with 4 Black Berkey™ Filters
(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
Not yet available in Iowa or California (Learn Why)
Black Berkey® Purification Filters (2 included)
|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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1The Black Berkey purification element formulation has been tested by State and EPA accredited laboratories to exceed NSF/ANSI Standard 53 but has not yet been certified.
- Berkey Purification Element Chem-Red Test-9-15 Rev.pdf
- BF2 Gross Alpha Radiological Test Results-1.pdf
- BF2 Gross Beta Radiological Test Results.pdf
- BF2 Inorganic Test Results.pdf
- BF2 Microbiological Testing.pdf
- BF2 Organic Test Results.pdf
- BF2 Uranium Radiological Test Results.pdf
How To Information
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Water Filter systems
1Price varies with the number of Filters | 2Flow rate based on optimal water conditions and emergency use with the upper container being kept full. Flow rate may vary by user.