- Drinking (Portable, Countertop & Undersink)
- Countertops (Featuring Ionize Alkalize Triple)
- Imperial Berkey (4.5 Gal)
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The most popular family size countertop system, gravity fed that requires no plumbing, water hookups, and installs in minutes. Ideal for family environments: Travel, outdoor activities, or emergency situations. In everyday use, this system can easily serve: 1-4 people. When fully configured (four Black Berkey and two fluoride filters), this system can during an emergency serve up to 85-170 people per day.
Maximum Filtration Flow Rate (rate when full, and decreases as water declines):
Two Black Berkey™ Purification Elements, can produce up to 3.5 gallons per hour
Four Black Berkey™ Purification Elements, can produce up to 7.0 gallons per hour
Each stainless steel shell has the ability to hold the standard Black Berkey™ (BB) standard filters (two filters come with each system) and up to four additional filters like the PF-2 Fluoride filters or additional BB filters if desired. If this size is not suitable for your needs you can select another size fitting your requirements below.
Features and Benefits
Filters bacteria to a 99.99999% and viruses to a 99.9999%
Black Berkey™ filters out chlorine to undetectable levels, and removes lead, MTBE’s (Methyl tert butyl ether, a gasoline additive that has polluted groundwater), and other heavy metals up to 95% levels
Black Berkey™ filters have a 3,000 gallon life (6,000 gallons used in pairs, 12,000 gallons used in quadruple)
Black Berkey™ filters exceed EPA log 7 ANSI / NSF protocols for filtration and are rated as water purifiers
Emergency flexibility allows use of non-public water sources; streams, lakes, etc.; (Recommend pre-filter of water with cloth to eliminate large particulate, leaves, and algae)
Optional PF-2 filters remove fluoride and arsenic (up to four can be installed)
Simple inexpensive red dye test to know when filters need replacing
Height in use: 19.25"; Diameter: 8.5"; Weight: 7 lbs. empty
The Big Berkey system includes an: Upper and lower stainless steel chambers, 2 Black Berkey™ Purification Elements (expandable up to 4), 1 stainless steel lid, 1 spigot, 1 rubber gasket to protect the base, 2 wingnuts, 2 washers, 1 priming button, and 2 blocking plugs
Black Berkey™ (Filters) Purification Elements (System comes with 2 elements); can install up to 4 for extended capacity and faster processing.
PF-2 Fluoride Reduction Filters (Must have equal number of Black Berkey™ Filters and PF-2's for maximum effectiveness).
Filter Test Results:
The Black Berkey® Purification Elements have been tested and confirmed to remove or greatly reduce the contaminants: Chemical, Biological, Inorganic and Organic