Blemished Big Berkey Water Filter (2.25 gal)

Regular price $ 220.00

Blemished Big Berkey​ Systems: Same Great Performance at Special Price($58 Off)

The versatile Big Berkey System is ideal for small to medium-sized families, and for use during travel, outdoor activities, or unexpected emergencies


Blemished systems enable you to enjoy economic savings while being assured that the performance of your Berkey​ system has by no means been compromised. Cosmetically blemished Berkey​ systems come with the same warrantied Black Berkey​ Purification Elements that have made Berkey​ Water Filter the leader in the industry.

Blemished Berkey​ systems are identified by a distinctive “B” stamped on the upper and lower stainless steel chambers, which indicates that the chambers ARE NOT warrantied against cosmetic defects.

However, the ​Black Berkey​ Purification Elements carry the standard 2-year pro-rated limited warranty,​ which provides you with the same performance and longevity that you would experience with any of our non-blemished Berkey​ systems.

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 Black Berkey Purification Elements are the only part of this product that is covered under the manufacturer's warranty
  • Blemished systems are sold as is - no refunds or exchanges on blemished canisters
  • These systems are slightly blemished with a minor cosmetic dent or scratch on the stainless steel canister only; there are no functional or performance defects with these systems
  • This system comes standard with 2 Black Berkey Purification Elements but can be expanded to 4 elements
  • 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 llbs empty
  • Serves: 1-4 people
  • 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 Elements 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.

*Labeling may vary to fulfill orders during periods of heavy demand.

Customer Reviews

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C.S.
Awesome product!!

My boyfriend and I absolutely love this filtration system! I was referred by a few friends and now I’m hooked and have passed this on to more people. The only complaint I have is the instructions could have been worded and displayed better but otherwise I think the system itself is the best!

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D.F.

Thank you for the prompt delivery of your product. It's nice to have clean, purified water at demand.
It feels good to have that secure feeling when you grab a glass of water!

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R.D.
Tastes great!

Absolutely NO trace of chlorine smell or taste! I not only drink 70-80 ounces a day, I cook and make ice with it, as well. The see-through gage is a plus and I highly recommend purchasing that; it alleviates guess work. I also purchased the wire stand; glasses and pans can be easily filled. Otherwise, you would need to the spigot to be over an edge. I'm very pleased.

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A.S.
Big Berkey review

Love our Berkey!! The water is refreshing and tastes sweet.

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J.R.
Excellent

Works very well getting the weird well smell out of our water. Tastes delicious, but I forgot it eouls always be at room temp, instead of cool from underground! Lesson. I had to tighten the rim, but was expecting that. Now perfectly sealed!