Big Berkey Water Filtration System with 2 Black Berkey Filters (2.25 gal)
Gravity Feed System!
Most popular unit!
Ideal for small to medium families
The Big Berkey Water Filtration System with 2 Black Berkey Filters (2.25 gal) ® stainless steel chambers are assembled in the USA from US and imported parts. The Black Berkey® Purification Elements are made and assembled in the USA.
- The Big Berkey® System comes standard with 2 Black Berkey® Purification Elements, but can be expanded up to 4 elements
- The versatile Big Berkey® System is ideal for small to medium families, and for use during travel, outdoor activities, or unexpected emergencies
- Constructed of highly polished AISI 304 stainless steel
- Storage capacity of about 2.25 gallons (8.5 liters)
- Upper chamber nests within the lower chamber for transport and stands only 13" in height
- Maximum Filters: 4 Black Berkey® Purification Elements (in upper chamber)
- System includes upper and lower stainless steel chambers, 2 Black Berkey® Purification Elements (expandable up to 4), 1 stainless steel lid,1 spigot, rubber gasket to protect the base, 2 wingnuts, 2 washers, 1 priming button, and 2 blocking plugs
- Height when in use: 19.25"
- Diameter: 8.5"
- Weight: 7 lbs empty
- For normal everyday use, this system easily serves: 1-4 people
- Fully configured, this system can serve up to 85-170 people a day, during an emergency
- Maximum Filtration Flow Rate:
- Configured with two Black Berkey® Purification Elements, the Big Berkey® System can produce up to 3.5 gallons (13.3 liters) per hour
- Configured with four Black Berkey® Purification Elements, the Big Berkey® System can produce up to 7.0 gallons (26.5 liters) per hour
- Up to 4 Berkey PF-2? Fluoride and Arsenic Reduction Filters may be installed in the lower chamber of this system if desired (sold separately)
Flow rate calculated with upper chamber full to top. Flow rate decreases as water level declines
Labeling may vary to fulfill orders during periods of heavy demand
Buyer Beware: Aquacrest is NOT a recommended replacement for Black Berkey® Purification Elements and Berkey PF-2™ Fluoride and Arsenic Reduction Elements
Filter elements under the name “Aquacrest” are currently being advertised on Amazon and eBay as replacements for the Black Berkey® Purification Elements and the Berkey PF-2™ Fluoride and Arsenic Reduction Elements. While these products may look like Berkey® products and reference the Berkey® name, it is critical to know that they do not contain our technology, do not follow NMCL quality standards and should not be relied upon as a replacement for our products.
Do not be misled. Ensure the wellbeing of your loved ones by using ONLY verified Black Berkey® Purification Elements and the Berkey PF-2™ Fluoride and Arsenic Reduction Elements. Verified performance is critical, both for everyday use and during emergencies.
As the industry leader in gravity-fed water purification, we understand the critical nature of our products. Black Berkey® Purification Elements and the Berkey PF-2™ Fluoride and Arsenic Reduction Elements are proven, time-tested and reliable.