Berkey

Berkey Light Water Filter System 2.75 Gal, Bundle & Save More

$218.00

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Product Description:

 

The Berkey Light® System is a lightweight unit designed for use during outdoor activities such as camping, hunting, traveling, and during unexpected emergencies.

  • This Berkey Light® System comes standard with 2 Black Berkey® Purification Elements but can be expanded up to 4 elements
  • Constructed of a non-BPA/BPS co-polyester, which does not retain or leach any foul odors into your water
  • Storage capacity of about 2.75 gallons (10.4 liters)
  • Maximum filters: 4 Black Berkey® Purification Elements (in upper chamber)
  • Includes upper and lower chambers, a base, 2 Black Berkey® Purification Elements (expandable to 4),  2 washers, 2 wingnuts, 1 priming button, 1 spigot, 1 cloth lid
  • Height when in use: 21" (when used without base); 26.5" (with base)
  • Weight: 6lbs empty
  • Diameter: 9"
  • For normal everyday use, this system easily serves: 1-5 people
  • Fully configured, this system can serve up to 100-200 people a day, during an emergency
  • Maximum Filtration Flow Rate:
    • Configured with 2 Black Berkey® Purification Elements, the Berkey Light® System can produce up to 4 gallons (15.2 liters) of purified water per hour
    • Configured with 4 Black Berkey® Purification Elements, the Berkey Light® System can produce up to 7 gallons (26.5 liters) of purified water 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

 Berkey Light® systems are made and assembled in the USA.

 *Flow rate calculated with upper chamber full to top. Flow rate decreases as water level declines.

 Black Filter Element:

  • Black Berkey® Purification Elements are the leader in gravity-fed water purification, backed by independent testing
  • The Black Berkey® Purification Element formulation has been tested by State and EPA accredited laboratories to exceed NSF/ANSI Standard 53
  • Includes: Two 9" Black Berkey® Purification Elements with 2 washers, 2 wing nuts, and 1 priming button
  • Installs in the upper chamber of any Berkey system. Elements can also be used to upgrade most other gravity-fed water filter systems
  • Sold as a set of 2 elements
  • Durability: Each Black Berkey® Element is designed to purify approximately 3,000 gallons of water before needing replacement; 2 elements in a Berkey system will purify approximately 6,000 gallons of water before replacement is recommended
  • Re-cleanable and self-sterilizing during the life of the element
  • Elements come with a 2-year, pro-rated warranty

PF-2™ Fluoride and Arsenic Reduction Elements:

The PF-2™ Fluoride and Arsenic Reduction Filters are made and assembled in the USA

  • The Berkey PF-2™ Fluoride and Arsenic Reduction Elements adsorb the following unwanted elements found in drinking water:
    • Fluoride: Sodium Fluoride, Sodium Fluorosilicate, Fluorosilicic Acid (aka Hydrofluorosilic Acid)
    • Arsenic: V and pre-oxidized Arsenic III
    • Other residual heavy metal ions
  • Made from safe, non-leaching Polypropolene #5 that is BPA-free
  • Sold in a set of 2
  • Berkey PF-2™ Fluoride and Arsenic Reduction Elements are designed to be used in conjunction with the Black Berkey® Purification Elements only 
  • Attach to the bottom of the Black Berkey® Purification Elements and sit in the lower chamber of the Berkey unit
  • Number of Berkey PF-2™ Elements in the bottom chamber must match the number of Black Berkey® Purification Elements in the top chamber; for example, 4 Black Berkey® Purification Elements would require 4 PF-2 Filters
  • Set of 2 Berkey PF-2™ Elements need replacement after 1000 gallons of use
  • The Berkey PF-2™ Fluoride and Arsenic Reduction Elements are covered under a six month warranty

Berkey Earth® Filtration Element 9" :

  • Sold as a single filter element
  • The most powerful gravity-fed element in the Filtration class, backed by independent testing
  • Filtration class: Micro-Filtration Technology. Tested to reduce contaminants to bacterial level
  • Chemicals, herbicides, pesticides, VOC’s, THM’s, heavy metals and more are easily reduced to 99.9%
  • Proprietary formula comprised of Diatomaceous Earth, granulated activated carbon and other media components, designed to exceed filtration standards
  • Each Berkey Earth® Filration Element will filter up to 3,000 gallons of water or last up to 3 years, before replacement is needed.
  • With 4 elements (in a Big Berkey® system), the 9” elements can produce flow rate of up to 1.5 gallons per hour or up to ­­­­­36 gallons of water in 24 hours
  • Ideal for the price-conscious consumer to get started with a highly efficient filter system, at a more affordable price
  • Economical entry price affords those who would like to upgrade to the more powerful Black Berkey® Purification Elements down the road, the ability to get an effective and economical system now and then upgrade later
  • Available in 7” and 9” sizes
  • Compatible with PF-4™ Fluoride and Arsenic Reduction Elements

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