Big Berkey 8.5L

CA$368.00

    Suitable for:  1-4 people

      Capacity:   8.5 liters (2.25 Gallons)

        Height:  50 cm

          Diameter:  21.6 cm

            Weight: 9 lbs

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            Choose Your Optional Accessories

            Water Filter

            Stainless Steel Spigot
            Stainless Steel Spigot CA$35.00

            This optional spigot is made of the highest food grade 304 stainless steel and can be used instead of the black plastic spigot that comes standard with stainless steel Berkey systems.  

            Sight Glass Spigot
            Sight Glass Spigot CA$60.00

            The Sight Glass Spigot allows you to see how much water is left in the lower chamber without the need to lift the upper chamber.  It also ensures that you will never overfill your Berkey.

            Stainless Steel Wire Stand
            Stainless Steel Wire Stand CA$45.00

            The Stainless Steel Wire Stand raises your Berkey 5" up off the counter, allowing you to easily fit a cup or container under the spigot.

            Berkey Primer
            Berkey Primer CA$30.00

            The Black Berkey Primer is a very convenient accessory that is a must-have for emergency preparedness or to use your Berkey where treated water is unavailable.  

            Sport Berkey Bottle
            Sport Berkey Bottle CA$50.00

            The 22 oz. Sports Berkey Portable Water Bottle is durable, convenient and portable; ideal for traveling and exercise

            Shower filters
            Shower filters CA$70.00

            The Berkey Shower Filter converts free-chlorine into a harmless chloride. These reconfigured molecules are too large to evaporate or to be absorbed by the skin. The Berkey Shower Filter also removes hydrogen sulfide (rotten egg smell), heavy metals and other harmful chemicals that can cause drying out and damaging effects on your skin, scalp, and hair.

            The Berkey Shower Filter will typically last 20,000 gallons in most water conditions, or 1 year, whichever comes first. 

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            Product Features

            The versatile Big Berkey is ideal for small to medium families (1-4 people) and for use during camping, travel, outdoor activities, or unexpected emergencies. It is also ideally suited for use in small offices or waiting rooms.

            Constructed of highly polished AISI 304 stainless steel, this system has a storage capacity of 2.25 gallons (8.5 litres) and when in use, it stands 19.25” (49 cm) in height with a diameter of 8.5” (22 cm).  The upper chamber nests within the lower chamber for transport and stands only 13” (33 cm) in height.

            NOTE: Stainless steel systems must be placed on the edge of a counter, or on a stool or stand, in order to fit a glass or other container under the spigot.  You may also choose to add the optional stainless steel base to your order which raises your Berkey 5” (12.7 cm) off the counter.

            The Big Berkey comes in 4 configurations:

            •         2 Black Berkey elements
            •         2 Black Berkey elements + 2 PF-2 fluoride filters
            •         4 Black Berkey elements
            •         4 Black Berkey elements + 4 PF-2 fluoride filters

            NOTE: Increasing the number of Black Berkey elements will not change the quality of your water, it will simply increase the flow rate.  Choose more elements to increase your system’s production capacity (see How to choose my Berkey).

            System includes:

            •         Upper and lower stainless steel chambers
            •         Stainless steel lid with knob
            •         Rubber gasket to protect the base
            •         Plastic spigot
            •         2 Black Berkey elements (expandable to 4)
            •         2 washers + 2 wingnuts (expandable to 4)
            •         1 priming button
            •         2 blocking plugs 

            Optional accessories for this system:

            •         Stainless steel spigot
            •         7.5” Sight Glass Spigot
            •         Medium stainless steel base
            •         Black Berkey Primer

            Product Specifications

            • Suitable for: 1-4 people
            • Holding capacity: 2.25 gallons (8.5 litres)
            • Height when in use: 19.25” (49 cm)
            • Height for transport: 13” (33 cm)
            • Diameter: 8.5” (22 cm)
            • Weight when empty: 7 lbs (3.2 kg)

            Maximum flow rate:

            During emergencies, the Big Berkey can produce a maximum flow rate of up to 3.5 gallons (13.3 liters) per hour when configured with 2 Black Berkey elements, and up to 7.0 gallons (26.5 liters) per hour when configured with 4 Black Berkey elements.  As such, this unit can meet the water needs of 85+ people a day during an emergency.

            NOTE: Maximum flow rate is calculated with upper chamber full to top.  Flow rate decreases as water level declines.  To achieve maximum output during an emergency, upper chamber must be maintained full at all times.

            Condition: new

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            03/23/2018

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            Big Berkey 8.5L

              Suitable for:  1-4 people

                Capacity:   8.5 liters (2.25 Gallons)

                  Height:  50 cm

                    Diameter:  21.6 cm

                      Weight: 9 lbs

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