Big Berkey Water Filter - 2.25 Gallons
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The Berkey Water Filter Systems are more powerful than any other gravity filter element currently available.
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%.
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- This 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:
- 2 Filters - Produce up to 3.5 gallons (13.3 liters) per hour.
- 4 Filters - Produce up to 7.0 gallons (26.5 liters) per hour.
- Up to 4 PF-2 Fluoride and Arsenic 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.
Big Berkey: A Powerful Water Purifier
We know that tap water has already been treated to make them safe to consume, however, that water still has to go a long way from the water treatment plant to your home.
This water still has to go through miles and miles of pipes and it could encounter a lot of things on its way, so how sure are we that it is really safe to consume?
The thing is, the water that we drink should not only be labeled safe, but healthy. So how can you turn tap water into something healthy?
The answer: home water filtration system and one of the most trusted water filters is the Berkey Water Filters.
The Berkey understands that choosing the right water filter for your home can really be a hard task, so we offer you products that are everything you are looking for.
Berkey Water Filters are made in the USA and since we already have an established reputation in the industry and the results of their filtration tests are outstanding, we hold a gold standard when it comes to gravity filtration system.
If you want a Berkey water filter that could serve your family of 4 or 5, then the Big Berkey Water filter is the one you should go for.
The Big Berkey Water Filter
Big Berkey is a versatile water filtration system and it is most ideal for home use of a small or a medium sized family but your can also bring it on your travels or other outdoor activities like camping.
It is a powerful system that can purify both treated water and raw untreated water from sources like stagnant ponds, streams and remote lakes, and it does not require electricity that’s why it is perfect for everyday use.
The Big Berkey filtration system is very powerful that it is classified as a purifier, it can remove cysts, pathogenic bacteria and other dangerous chemicals like pesticides, herbicides, organic solvents, VOCs, trihalomethane or THM and radon 22.2.
How Big Berkey was Made
The Big Berkey has been constructed with the used of 304 stainless steel that has been highly polished, the system of this water filter is equipped with two purification elements and it also makes use of the the latest advances in the filtration system technologies.
This is a home system that would serve your family that is why it has a storage capacity of 2.25 gallons or 8.5 liters.
The Big Berkey has been configured with the use of two purification elements from the Black Berkey and it has the capacity to purify up to 3 and a half gallons or 13.3 liters per hour.
It’s system can also be expanded into four purification elements making it capable of purifying 7 gallons or 26.5 liters of water per hour.
At $258 with 2 filters, the price of the Big Berkey is most definitely cost effective. Each of the durable Black Berkey water filter can last up to 3, 000 gallons of water, so that means that the two of them will last for 6000 gallons.
That is actually a lot longer that most of the water filter solutions that you can find in the market. If it can provide 10 gallons a week, then that could be equal to 11 and a half years of safe and healthy drinking water for you and your family.
Just think about all the money you can save if the money you spend on bottled water would instead be invested into a Big Berkey Water Filter.