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Big Berkey Water Filter System

Capacity: 2.25 Gallons (8.5 L)
Finish: High Polish 304 AISI Stainless Steel

The Big Berkey's size and holding capacity make it highly adaptable, and ideal for medium-sized families of one to four people. Its compact size allows it to easily fit into an RV, tiny house, or cabin.

Be sure to use all four elements to keep over a dozen people hydrated with clean water in emergencies with the Big Berkey system.

The Big Berkey's 2.25-gallon capacity will take approximately two hours and fifteen minutes to filter through the upper chamber to the bottom chamber. Variables can cause the filtering speed to vary, either faster or slower.

Big Berkey Gravity-Fed Water Filter included in the box: 

● Upper and lower stainless steel chambers
● 2 Black Berkey® Purification Elements
● 1 stainless steel lid, knob and screw
● 1 spigot, and rubber gasket to protect the base
● 2 wing nuts, 2 washers
● 1 priming button
● 2 blocking plugs

BIG BERKEY WATER FILTER FAQs

1. How to Clean Big Berkey Water Filter?

Start by removing all of the filter elements from the upper chamber. Rinse each filter element with a stream of cold water for 1-2 minutes to remove any loose sediment or particles. Next, soak each element in a solution of warm water and white vinegar for 15-20 minutes to release any trapped contaminants. After the soak, rinse each filter element with a stream of cold water for an additional 1-2 minutes. reassemble the filters into the upper chamber and you’re ready to go!

2. How long does the Big Berkey take to Filter Water?

It takes approximately an hour to filter one litre of water through a Big Berkey, which has a capacity of 8.5 litres or roughly three and a half quarts.

3. Will Big Berkey black Filter River Water?

Berkey water filters can effectively filter and purify water from untreated, raw sources like lakes, rivers, and ponds.

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Big Berkey Water Filter System 2.25 Gallons (8.5 L) with Accessories

Big Berkey Water Filter System 2.25 Gallons (8.5 L) with Accessories

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Description

Big Berkey Water Filter System

Capacity: 2.25 Gallons (8.5 L)
Finish: High Polish 304 AISI Stainless Steel

The Big Berkey's size and holding capacity make it highly adaptable, and ideal for medium-sized families of one to four people. Its compact size allows it to easily fit into an RV, tiny house, or cabin.

Be sure to use all four elements to keep over a dozen people hydrated with clean water in emergencies with the Big Berkey system.

The Big Berkey's 2.25-gallon capacity will take approximately two hours and fifteen minutes to filter through the upper chamber to the bottom chamber. Variables can cause the filtering speed to vary, either faster or slower.

Big Berkey Gravity-Fed Water Filter included in the box: 

● Upper and lower stainless steel chambers
● 2 Black Berkey® Purification Elements
● 1 stainless steel lid, knob and screw
● 1 spigot, and rubber gasket to protect the base
● 2 wing nuts, 2 washers
● 1 priming button
● 2 blocking plugs

BIG BERKEY WATER FILTER FAQs

1. How to Clean Big Berkey Water Filter?

Start by removing all of the filter elements from the upper chamber. Rinse each filter element with a stream of cold water for 1-2 minutes to remove any loose sediment or particles. Next, soak each element in a solution of warm water and white vinegar for 15-20 minutes to release any trapped contaminants. After the soak, rinse each filter element with a stream of cold water for an additional 1-2 minutes. reassemble the filters into the upper chamber and you’re ready to go!

2. How long does the Big Berkey take to Filter Water?

It takes approximately an hour to filter one litre of water through a Big Berkey, which has a capacity of 8.5 litres or roughly three and a half quarts.

3. Will Big Berkey black Filter River Water?

Berkey water filters can effectively filter and purify water from untreated, raw sources like lakes, rivers, and ponds.

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  • Description

Big Berkey Water Filter System

Capacity: 2.25 Gallons (8.5 L)
Finish: High Polish 304 AISI Stainless Steel

The Big Berkey's size and holding capacity make it highly adaptable, and ideal for medium-sized families of one to four people. Its compact size allows it to easily fit into an RV, tiny house, or cabin.

Be sure to use all four elements to keep over a dozen people hydrated with clean water in emergencies with the Big Berkey system.

The Big Berkey's 2.25-gallon capacity will take approximately two hours and fifteen minutes to filter through the upper chamber to the bottom chamber. Variables can cause the filtering speed to vary, either faster or slower.

Big Berkey Gravity-Fed Water Filter included in the box: 

● Upper and lower stainless steel chambers
● 2 Black Berkey® Purification Elements
● 1 stainless steel lid, knob and screw
● 1 spigot, and rubber gasket to protect the base
● 2 wing nuts, 2 washers
● 1 priming button
● 2 blocking plugs

BIG BERKEY WATER FILTER FAQs

1. How to Clean Big Berkey Water Filter?

Start by removing all of the filter elements from the upper chamber. Rinse each filter element with a stream of cold water for 1-2 minutes to remove any loose sediment or particles. Next, soak each element in a solution of warm water and white vinegar for 15-20 minutes to release any trapped contaminants. After the soak, rinse each filter element with a stream of cold water for an additional 1-2 minutes. reassemble the filters into the upper chamber and you’re ready to go!

2. How long does the Big Berkey take to Filter Water?

It takes approximately an hour to filter one litre of water through a Big Berkey, which has a capacity of 8.5 litres or roughly three and a half quarts.

3. Will Big Berkey black Filter River Water?

Berkey water filters can effectively filter and purify water from untreated, raw sources like lakes, rivers, and ponds.

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Tom R
Family loves it

I've had my Big Berkey for a few months now and it's been a great investment. The water tastes great and it's reassuring to know that we are filtering out any potential contaminants.

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Michael Lee
I would definitely recommend this product

I bought the Big Berkey System for my family of five and we have been using it for a few months now. The water tastes great and we feel much better knowing that we are drinking filtered water. It's also very easy to clean and maintain. I would definitely recommend this product

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Jennifer L
Safacastle your are awesome

The water tastes so much better and I feel confident that it's free of any harmful chemicals. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a high-quality water filtration system

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Michael W
Berkey is the best

I was skeptical about spending so much money on a water filtration system, but the Big Berkey System has been worth every penny. The water tastes great and I have peace of mind knowing that it's safe for my family to drink.

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Jane S., John D., and Sarah K
Saved from a lot of Disease

My family and I absolutely love the Big Berkey System! We have noticed a huge difference in the taste and quality of our drinking water.

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Shop Berkey Water Filtration Systems

Berkey Water Filtration Systems offer a wide variety of Replacement Filters & Accessories to meet your specific needs. Their filters are designed with superior-quality materials to provide you with the purest and cleanest water possible. With their advanced technology, these filters can remove as much as 99.9% of all contaminants from your drinking water, making it safe for you and your family. Berkey also offers an extensive selection of accessories like adapters, stands, shower systems and more that give you further options for purifying your water supply.

Shop Berkey Water Filtration Systems today and enjoy great-tasting clean water!

Berkey® filtration products (systems and replacement filters) are not sellable to California or Iowa residents

Berkey FAQ

Do Berkey Water Filters Remove Pfas?

Yes, Berkey Water Filters have been found to effectively remove PFAS (Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) from water. 

Are Berkey Water Filters Reverse Osmosis?

No, Berkey Water Filters are not reverse osmosis systems. 

Do Berkey Water Filters Remove Fluoride?

Berkey Water Filters can be equipped with additional filters that can remove fluoride from water. Berkey fluoride filters use a proprietary media blend that includes activated alumina, which is effective in removing fluoride ions from water.

How Long To Berkey Water Filters Last?

Berkey filters can last between 3,000 to 6,000 gallons before needing to be replaced. However, the lifespan of the filters can be extended by regular cleaning and maintenance.

Can Berkey Water Filters Be Shipped To California and IOWA?

Berkey® filtration products (systems and replacement filters) are not sellable to California or Iowa residents.

Does Berkey Water Filter Remove Microplastics?

Yes, Berkey Water Filters have been shown to effectively remove microplastics from water. 

How To Clean Berkey Water Filters The Right Way?

Remove the filters from the unit ,Scrub the outside of the filters with a soft-bristled brush under running water to remove any debris or sediment.Submerge the filters in the soapy water and let them soak for about 30 minutes.

After soaking, rinse the filters thoroughly under running water to remove any soap residue.

Reassemble the filters in the correct order and reinstall them into the Berkey unit.

What Are Berkey Water Filters Made Of?

Berkey Water Filters are made of high-quality, food-grade materials that are safe for use in filtering drinking water.

How Often Do You Need To Change Berkey Water Filters?

Berkey recommends replacing the filter elements in their systems every 3,000 gallons of use, or approximately every 6-12 months.

My Berkey Water Filter Is Leaking?

If your Berkey Water Filter is leaking, there are a few things you can do to troubleshoot the issue:

  • Check the Rubber Gaskets
  • Tighten the Wing Nuts
  • Check for Cracks
    If none of these steps resolve the issue, contact the Berkey customer service for further assistance. They can provide troubleshooting advice or arrange for a replacement if necessary.

Can berkey water filters make you sick?

Berkey Water Filters are designed to remove a wide range of contaminants from water, including bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens hence it cannot make you sick.

Does Berkey Water Filter Remove Minerals?

Berkey Water Filters can filter contaminants from the water however these are not designed to remove minerals from water.