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Crown Berkey Water Filter - 6 Gallons

Sale price $ 325.00 Regular price $ 657.00

The Crown Berkey is the largest model, so it can be used for providing pure drinking water to a large number of people (up to 150). May it be at home, churches, hospitals orphanages, outdoor activities or during unexpected emergencies.  Like the other filters, Crown is also made of high-quality stainless steel.

This system comes standard with the following:

  • Upper and lower stainless steel chambers
  • 2 Black Berkey Purification Elements (expandable to 4, 6, or 8)
  • 1 stainless steel lid
  • 1 spigot
  • 2 wingnuts
  • 2 washers
  • 1 priming button
  • 6 blocking plugs
  • 1 rubber gasket to protect the base

This system can have up to 8 Black Berkey elements. With the maximum filtration capacity of the filter being 26 gallons per hour.

Its powerful system purifies both treated water and untreated raw water from such sources as remote lakes, streams, stagnant ponds and water supplies in foreign countries.

Also, this system removes pathogenic bacteria, cysts, and parasites entirely and extracts harmful chemicals such as herbicides, pesticides, VOCs, organic solvents, radon 222 and trihalomethanes.

It also reduces nitrates, nitrites and heavy metals such as lead and mercury. This system is so powerful it can remove food coloring from water without removing the beneficial minerals your body needs. Virtually no other system can duplicate this performance.

More About the Crown Berkey:


6 gallons (17 liters)

Diameter 11"
Filter Capacity

Up to 8 Black Berkey (upper) + 8 Fluoride Filters (lower)

Flow Rate 6.5 Gallons per hour under regular use conditions when starting full. Max Filtration Flow Rate up to 16.5 Gallons per hour (6 Elements)
Height 31” (Includes lid and knob)

The upper chamber nests within the lower chamber for transport and stands only 20” in height.

Serves 6-12+ People normal everyday use
Fully configured, this system can serve up to 300-625 people a day, during an emergency
Weight 12 lbs empty
Fluoride Removal

Up to 8 PF-2 Fluoride and Arsenic Filters may be installed in the lower chamber of this system if desired.

Berkey Water Filters can remove: 

  • Fluoride - Removed to greater than 99.9%.
  • Viruses – Removed to greater than 99.9%.
  • Pathogenic Bacteria - Removed to greater than 99.9%.
  • Lead - Removed to greater than 99.9%.
  • Arsenic - Removed to greater than 99.9%.
  • Iron - Removed to greater than 99.9%.
  • Mercury - Removed to greater than 99.9%.
  • Chlorine - Removed to greater than 99.9%.
  • Trihalomethane(THMs) – Removed to greater than 99.8%.
  • Bisphenol-A - Removed to greater than 99.9%.
  • Chloramines - Removed to greater than 99.9%.
  • Pharmaceuticals - Removed to greater than 99.5%.
  • Petroleum Contaminants - Removed to greater than 99.9%.
  • Methylcycohexane-methane - Removed to greater than 99.9%.
  • Pesticides - Removed to greater than 99.9%.
  • Heavy Metals - Removed to greater than 99.1%.
  • Coliform and e-Coli - Removed to greater than 99.9%.
  • Atrazine - Removed to greater than 99.9%.
  • Uranium - Removed to greater than 97.0%.
  • Gross Alpha emitters - Removed to greater than 98.7%. 

Click here for a complete list of contaminants that Berkey Water filter reduced/removed and the Laboratory Results of our filters.

***Does not ship to California or Iowa.

Crown Berkey for More Water Needs:

Most of the municipal water utilities use chlorine in treating their drinking water since it is very effective in killing bacteria. It is also easy to use and inexpensive.

But even though chlorine is a very good water disinfectant, it can make the drinking water taste and smell very unpleasant, it can also react with some organic substances that are also in the water to form a hazardous compound.

Water filters can help purify your drinking water, removing these impurities can make the water very safe to drink while also improving how it smells or tastes.

The Water Filter that You Should Get

Our water filters provide the most effective removal of waterborne contaminants. Our products are now used all over the world, in fact, because of its efficiency in filtering drinking water, it has been set as the international standard for water filters that can be used either in a clean or in a hostile environment.

Berkey Water Filter systems are available in several models of a different kind. Each of these models was built with a specific guideline and a group size in mind.

The Crown Berkey Water Filter

The Crown Berkey is the biggest water filter system that is available in the line of Berkey water filters. This water filter is very versatile, it is ideal to serve as a water purifier on your kitchen countertop but it could also be used for an outdoor activity and even for emergency situations.

This Berkey water purifier can immediately provide you with filtered water; it can purify both treated and untreated raw water. It was built with 304 polished stainless steel and it has an attractive and durable body.

This water filtering system consists of two Black Berkey purifying elements that can be upgraded to up to four, six or eight purifying elements.

It can store up to 6 gallons or 22.7 liters of water and for a normal daily use, it can serve 6 to 12 people but when it is fully configured, the Crown Berkey can serve 300 to 625 people.

The water purifier of the Crown Berkey does not simply filter drinking water but it removes 99.99% of pathogens, heavy metals and other substances that can be dangerous or hazardous to health, or cause a bad smell or taste to the water.

With the Crown Berkey, you won’t need electricity or water pressure to get clean and pure water, it uses the natural pressure of the water in the filtering system and gravity so that water can pass through the micropores of its purification elements.

A water filter that does not depend on the pressurized water of electricity is one of the most important parts of emergency preparedness. It can purify treated water and even untreated water fast and based on the number of Black Berkey purifying elements that is configured into it, it can serve a big number of people.

Berkey water filters were also designed to last and, it will be around for a long time and it will serve you thousands of gallons of water.

The Crown Berkey water filter is also disaster ready, which is why it was built to purify water at such a fast and powerful rate. But Berkey water filter system is also very versatile and flexible, you may found a Crown Berkey as a great household tool.

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