Our Imperial Berkey system is designed for mid to larger families (4-8 ppl), small groups, and is popular among customers with large pets that drink lots of water.
Constructed of highly polished 304 stainless steel, the Imperial Berkey comes complete with 2 Black Berkey purification elements (expandable to 6), 2 chambers, lid, a spigot, rubber gasket base, and 4 black rubber blocking plugs. Up to 6 PF-2 Fluoride and Arsenic filters can be installed into the lower chamber.
- Max Filtration Flow Rate:
- Fluoride Removal: Up to 6 PF-2 Fluoride and Arsenic Filters may be installed in the lower chamber of this system if desired.
More About The Imperial Berkey
This system was primarily designed with large families and small groups in mind. With the included Black Berkey filters, this powerful system purifies both treated water and untreated raw water from such sources as remote lakes, streams, stagnant ponds and water supplies in foreign countries, where regulations may be substandard at best. Perfect for outdoor activities and a must in hostile environments where electricity, water pressure or treated water may not be available.
This system removes pathogenic bacteria, cysts and parasites entirely and extracts harmful chemicals such as herbicides, pesticides, VOCs, organic solvents, radon 222 and trihalomethanes. It also reduces nitrates, nitrites and heavy metals such as lead and mercury. This system is so powerful it can remove food coloring from water without removing the beneficial minerals your body needs. Virtually no other system can duplicate this performance.
Special Offer : With your system purchase, you can choose one of the items below at 50% off the MSRP. Please select above when adding system to cart:
- Shower Filter (Without Shower Head) (+$32)
- Water Level Spigot (+$25)
- PF-2 Fluoride Filters (Set of 2) (+$30)
- 2 Sets of PF-2 Fluoride Filters (4 Total) (+60)
- Sport Berkey Bottle (+$15)
- Replacement Parts Kit (+$15)
- Black Berkey Primer (+15)
* Free UPS Ground Shipping to the lower 48 states.
** Does not ship to California or Iowa.
The manufacturer warrants this product to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of 6 months from date of purchase. Black Berkey purification elements have a two-year prorated warranty calculated in six months intervals. The manufacturer will replace or repair any product that it deems is not properly functioning during the stated warranty period.
BigBerkeyWaterFilters.com Extended Lifetime Warranty - If you purchase from us, the stainless steel chambers/lid, spigot, washers, and nuts are warranted for a lifetime. We also assist with any warranty claims and provide system maintenance support during the life of ownership. More details here.
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|Capacity||4.5 gallons (17 liters)|
|Filter Capacity||Up to 6 Black Berkeys (upper) + 6 PF-2's (lower)|
|Flow Rate||2 Gallons in first hour under regular use conditions when starting full. Max Filtration Flow Rate up to 16.5 Gallons per hour (6 Elements)|
|Height||27” (Includes lid and knob)|
|Portability||The upper chamber nests within the lower chamber for transport and stands only 17” in height.|
In the disription said that max. Filters needed is 6 in the upper and 6 in the lower. What does that exactly mean, as it already comes with only 2 filters, does it mean if I purchase the unit with only 2 filters , it would not do its maximum filteration part , or the water will filter faster with more filters added. also the shower head filter does it filter the same as the filters for the drinking Berkey units. Thanks
The more filters you have the faster the filtration and more amount of gallons can be filtered. If you want the maximum flow output, you would need the maximum amount of filters. However, the system will be as effective quality of filtration-wise with just the 2 standard filters. The shower filters do not filter the same as the counter top units. Please review the shower filter page for details of what the shower filters remove.
The black berkeys must be replaced approx every 6000 gallons per set of 2 and the PF-2 filters must be replaced every 1000 gallons per set of 2. You can also perform a red food coloring test on the black berkeys at any time to test if they are still operating according to design specs.
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