2.25 gallon stainless steel water purifier (second unit from left) with two purification elements - see details. *Not available in California or Iowa.
The Big Berkey is the ideal system for use at home with small or medium sized families, travel,
outdoor activities, or during unexpected emergencies. It stands 19.25" tall with a diameter of 8.5". The upper chamber nests within
the lower chamber for a 13" transport length. Configured with two Black Berkey purification elements, this system will
purify up to 3.5 gallons per hour*, and can be purchased with four purification elements capable of purifying up to 7 gallons
per hour*. (Call to order with additional elements).
*Flow rate calculated with upper chamber full to top. Flow rate decreases as water level declines.
Powerful Berkey water purification elements purify both treated water and untreated raw water from such sources as remote lakes, streams, stagnant ponds, and water supplies in foreign countries where regulations may be substandard at best. Perfect for disaster environments where electricity, water pressure or treated water may not be available.
Eliminates or Reduces up to 99.9% of:
- Unpleasant taste and odors, cloudiness, silt, sediment and chlorine.
- Toxic chemicals: Trihalomethanes, VOCs, detergents, pesticides, etc.
- Harmful microscopic pathogens and viruses: Cryptosporidium, Giardia, E-coli >99.9999% and other pathogenic bacteria.
- Heavy metals: Aluminum, Cadmium, Chromium, Copper, Lead, and Mercury.
- Radiologicals: Radon 222
Each individual Black Berkey element will produce up to 1.75 gallons per hour of purified water, and will last for up to 3,000 gallons (6,000 gallons per set of two).
Red food coloring can be used to periodically test the purifying integrity of the system.
(See other general care and use details for Berkey Black Purification Replacement Elements)