Factory Second Big Berkey Water Purifier (8.5L)

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This is a Brand New Factory Second Big Berkey 8.5L (total 17L) with minor aesthetic blemishes to the stainless steel chambers. The blemishes may be on one or both stainless steel chambers or the stainless steel lid. The blemishes may include small marks or dints.

These blemishes do not affect the operation of the unit or the purity of it's water and we provide a 12 month warranty on this product. This Factory Second Big Berkey is supplied with brand new filter elements (with 2 year warranty), spigot (tap), washers and nuts. All blemishes are strictly cosmetic.

Royal Berkey Specifications:


    •    8.5 Litre storage capacity (24L total) 


    •    49cm High


    •    21.6cm Diameter


The Big Berkey Purifier is supplied with 1x pair (2) of Black Berkey Purification Elements for several years of filtration (22,600 litres). It can handle up to four (4) elements for increased water flow (45,000+ litres)

These are one of the best water purifiers on the market. They are high quality polished stainless steel and they provide the highest standards of water filtration.

The versatile Big Berkey system is the perfect water purification system for use at home with small or medium sized families, travel, outdoor activities or during unexpected emergencies. The Big Berkey is one of the best looking water filters on the market and looks great on any kitchen bench.

This powerful system filters both treated water and untreated raw water from such sources as lakes, streams, stagnant ponds and water supplies in foreign countries, where regulations may be substandard. Works as well in environments where electricity, water pressure or treated water may not be available as it does on the bench in your kitchen.

The Big Berkey system with the Black Berkey Purification Elements removes viruses, pathogenic bacteria, cysts and parasites and extracts harmful chemicals such as herbicides, pesticides, VOCs, organic solvents, radon 222 and trihalomethanes. It also reduces rust, silt, sediment, foul taste and odors and unhealthy minerals such as lead and mercury all while retaining healthy minerals. Constructed of highly polished 304 stainless steel the system comes complete with two filter elements and utilizes the latest technological advances.

This system has a storage capacity of about 8.5 litres and when in use it stands 49cm in height with a diameter of 21.6cm. The upper chamber nests within the lower chamber for transport and stands only 33cm in height.


  • Filters on average approx 3-8 litres per hour using one pair (2) Black Berkey Purification Elements but can purify up to 10+ litres per hour when the top chamber is kept topped full. Expandable to 4 filter elements for a faster flow rate.

  • Completely off-grid operation, no electricity or plumbing required

  • Complete freestanding system, lightweight & easy to move and transport. Use it on the kitchen bench, office, classroom, lunchroom etc. 

  • One pair of Black Berkey Purification Elements will last for approx 22,600 litres

Black Berkey Purification Elements remove or reduce:

  • Bad odors and taste, transforms municipal mains water into water that tastes sweet and pure 

  • Chlorine to below lab detectable levels

  • Detergents

  • Viruses greater than >99.999%

  • Parasites greater than >99.999%

  • Exceeds Purification Standard (Log 4): MS2 Coliphage - Fr Coliphage 

  • PATHOGENIC BACTERIA SURROGATE greater than >99.9999% 

  • Exceeds Purification Standard (Log 6): Raoultella terrigena  TRIHALOMETHANES - Removed to >99.8% (Below Lab Detectable Limits)Bromodichloromethane - Bromoform - Chloroform - Dibromochloromethane 


  • Removed to below Lab Detectable LimitsChlorine Residual (Total Residual Chlorine) 

  • Heavy Metals

  • Cloudiness, silt and sediment. You can filter creek, river and dam water

  • Herbicides and Pesticides

Please note: Some assembly required.

Photos are for illustration purposes only. 

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