Comes standard with 2 Black. Purification Elements, but can be expanded up to 4 elements. The versatile Big Berkey® System is ideal for small to medium families, and for use during travel, outdoor activities, or unexpected emergencies.
Constructed of highly polished AISI 304 stainless steel. Storage capacity of about 2.25 gallons (8.5 liters). Upper chamber nests within the lower chamber for transport and stands only 13 in height. Purification Elements (in upper chamber).
System includes upper and lower stainless steel chambers, 2 Black. Purification Elements (expandable up to 4), 1 stainless steel lid, 1 spigot, rubber gasket to protect the base, 2 wingnuts, 2 washers, 1 priming button, and 2 blocking plugs.Height when in use: 19.25. For normal everyday use, this system easily serves: 1-4 people. Fully configured, this system can serve up to 85-170 people a day, during an emergency. Purification Elements, the Big Berkey® System can produce up to 3.5 gallons (13.3 liters) per hour. Purification Elements, the Big Berkey® System can produce up to 7.0 gallons (26.5 liters) per hour. And Arsenic Reduction Filters may be installed in the lower chamber of this system if desired.
Flow rate calculated with upper chamber full to top. Flow rate decreases as water level declines.