The Black Berkey® Purification Elements are the leader of gravity-fed water purifiers. Each element is designed to purify approximately 3,000 gallons of water before needing to be replaced; 2 elements in a Berkey® system will purify approximately 6,000 gallons of water before replacement is recommended. The Black Berkey® Purification Elements are sold as a set of two and can be […]
The Berkey Sight Glass™ Spigot allows instant reading of water levels in lower chambers of the Berkey® water purification systems. Our convenient Berkey Sight Glass™ Spigot can be found here. 7.5″- Travel Berkey and Big Berkey 10″- Royal Berkey and Imperial Berkey 13″- Crown Berkey For instructions on assembling and cleaning a Berkey Sight Glass™ […]
For a diagram and instructions on how to assemble your stainless steel water purification system, click here.
The Black Berkey Primer™ is a hand-powered priming pump that makes it possible to prime Black Berkey® Purification Elements easily offline, without the need for faucets or hose connections. Priming the Black Berkey® Purification Elements saturates the filters with water prior to use, allowing for clean water production anywhere. The Black Berkey Primer™ also purges (or […]
Yes, our Black Berkey Purification Elements do remove Chloramine. Please click here to see the attached test results.
On occasion, the straw in the cap becomes pinched. Many times you can actually see where the straw has become stuck together internally. You can fix this very simply by doing the following: -Open the cap so the straw is sticking up. -Grasp the straw with your thumb and index finger, at the point where […]
Yes, both bottles function identically; the only difference is the generic version has no silk-screening on the exterior of the bottle. The generic versions of the Sport Berkey® filters have been designed for missionaries and relief organizations, where it is critical to keep costs to a minimum.
I understand that the media used within the Berkey PF-2™ elements is activated alumina. Is that the same thing as aluminum?
Our PF-2 filters reduce fluoride and arsenic in your water using the media aluminum oxide (aka activated alumina). As a consumer, it’s important to know that pure aluminum and aluminum oxide have vastly different characteristics. Pure aluminum is water-soluble, it is highly reactive and it is associated with negative health effects. By contrast aluminum oxide […]
I noticed that the PF-4™ elements also remove MTBE and heavy metals. Should I use these with my Black Berkey® Purification Elements?
No, the PF2™ is used in conjunction with the Black Berkey® purification elements and the PF-4™ elements are used in conjunction with the ceramic filters. The Black Berkey® Purification Elements remove MTBE and reduce heavy metals whereas the ceramic filters do not therefore; we incorporated MTBE and heavy metals reduction capabilities into the PF-4™ elements.
The individual elements are 6” in length and 2.5” in diameter. The side of the Berkey PF-2™ Elements that attaches to the Black Berkey® Purification Elements is 11mm.