Crown Berkey™ Water Filter
Our largest purifier model and is ideal for use with very large sized groups. Recommended for 8-12+ people in the 2 filter configuration, but can support up to 8 Black Berkey™ Filters This unit comes with the Berkey Care Lifetime Warranty, an exclusive benefit for Berkey Filters customers!
Crown Berkey™ Water Filter System
Holding Capacity: 6 Gallons (22.71 L)
Material: 304 Stainless Steel
Finish: High Polish Stainless Steel
Our largest purifier model, ideal for use with very large sized groups (40-150 people) at home, churches, hospitals, and orphanages.
The Crown Berkey water filter system was created out of necessity. Prior to the events that unfolded on September 11, 2001, Berkey concentrated on the filtering needs of most families and groups of people desiring a means of producing purified drinking water. These times seemed somehow more secure and stable. People were confident in the ability of our most sacred municipalities to meet our basic needs like drinking water. Post 9/11, the mood of the entire world changed; these changes dictated a need for a different water filter than Berkey had provided in the past.
The need for a water purification system capable of taking raw, untreated water from outside sources and producing purified, good tasting drinking water for masses of people left without safe municipal supplies became a common request. The customer looking to shop for a filter that met this demand was the reason we developed the Crown Berkey water filter system.
We built on the three known factors we discovered while developing the Imperial Berkey. First, the upper container height was increased for the Crown. This added height produced the increased pressure that was needed to push higher volumes of water through the Black Berkey purification elements. Secondly, the diameter was increased in order to increase the number of filters to eight. This larger number of filters produced a 33% increase in filtering surface area over the Imperial. Lastly, we increased the height and diameter of the lower water storage container. This new container held a full six gallons of purified drinking water, making it large enough to sustain water levels during peak usage demands. We discovered during earlier tests that drinking water needs came in waves and a larger storage container was needed to prevent it from running dry during these times. World events since 9/11 have reaffirmed the need for a large capacity water filter. Events like Hurricane Katrina – which left thousands without treated drinking water – and the tsunami disaster in Japan saw great suffering that in some cases was alleviated because of water filtering systems provided by Berkey. Now, customers looking to purchase a single water filtering device capable of supplying the demands of large groups of up to 150 people for a prolonged period of time need to look no further. Rest assured that if disaster strikes, you will still have major problems, but one of those problems will not be the availability of clean drinking water. The Crown comes with everything you will need to start producing purified drinking water minutes after assembly. It takes only 10-15 minutes to assemble and requires no special knowledge or tools. Buy yours online today.
*Not yet available in Iowa or California*
Black Berkey™ Filters
These purifying filters are installed in the upper chamber of the water filter system. The Crown Berkey™ supports up to 8 filters. Learn More
Crown Berkey™ Water Filter System
|Filtered Water Capacity||6 Gallons (22.7 L)|
|Product Dimensions||11 x 11 x 31 inches|
|Product Dimensions (Nested)||11 x 11 x 23 inches|
|Weight Empty||12 lbs|
(Lower Chamber Full)
|Material||High polish 304 stainless steel|
|Spigot (Included) Material||BPA free, FDA approved, high impact polypropylene|
$360 with 2 Black Berkey™ Filters (standard configuration)
$470 with 4 Black Berkey™ Filters
$580 with 6 Black Berkey™ Filters
$690 with 8 Black Berkey™ Filters
(Gallons Per Hour)
Up to 6.5 GPH with 2 Black Berkey™ Filters (standard configuration)
Up to 13 GPH with 4 Black Berkey™ Filters
Up to 16.5 GPH with 6 Black Berkey™ Filters
Up to 26 GPH with 8 Black Berkey™ Filters
Not yet available in Iowa(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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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.