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Big Berkey®

$368.00

Included in the box:

  • Upper and lower chambers
  • 2 Black Berkey® Purification Elements
  • 1 stainless steel lid, knob and screw
  • 1 spigot
  • 2 wing nuts, 2 washers
  • 1 priming button
  • Additional Filters

    The Big Berkey can be expanded by an additional set of Black Berkey® Purification Elements. If you choose to reduce fluoride from your water, you must purchase two sets of the Berkey PF-2 Fluoride Reduction Elements as well.  Adding more filters increases the flow rate of water. Enjoy purified water more quickly!

    • 142 $
    • 56 $

    Accessories

    Please note that all Berkey® Systems come with a standard spigot, but other variations are available.

    • 59 $
    • 49 $
    • 30 $
    • 30 $
    • 46 $
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The Berkey® 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

Flow rate calculated with upper chamber full to top. Flow rate decreases as water level declines