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Big Berkey® System (8.52 litres)


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
  • Remove more contaminants from your water

    Berkey PF-2™ Elements are designed for use in conjunction with Black Berkey® Purification Elements to adsorb the Fluoride, Arsenic V and pre-oxidized Arsenic III and other residual heavy metal ion contaminants found in drinking water.

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    Keep your water level in sight

    The Berkey Sight Glass™ Spigot allows instant reading of the water level in the lower chamber of your stainless steel Berkey® System. Can’t be used with Berkey Stainless Steel™ Spigot.

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    Stand up!

    The Berkey Base™ adds design and function to your stainless steel Berkey® System. Each polished stainless steel wire stand is 5” tall and allows you to easily fit a glass or cup under the spigot.

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    Upgrade your spigot

    This heavy duty, polished stainless steel spigot not only adds durability but also adds a great finishing touch to the unit. Can’t be used with Berkey Sight Glass™ Spigot.

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    Priming has never been so easy

    A hand priming pump that makes it possible to prime Black Berkey® Purification Elements offline, without the need for faucets or hose connections.

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SKU: BK4X2-BB Category:

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

Weight 8.45 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 14 in