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Berkey Water Filter Benefits

1. Berkey Filters Protects Your Health

  • Removes up to 99.99999% of all contaminants! (see more below)
  • Self-Sterilizing - The Black Berkey water filters kill and remove biological contaminants, so you don't have to worry about mold or mildew or bacteria growth on or in the water filter.
  • Organic Gardening - The clean water drawn from the Berkey filters will also make sure your organic garden stays free from waterborne toxic chemicals like chlorine and fluoride.

2. Berkey Filters Save You Money

  • Long-Lasting - Each individual Black Berkey water filter will last for up to 3,000 gallons of tap water.
  • Better than BottlesThat means Berkey water filters cost pennies per day compared to buying bottled water or other water filter systems.
  • Low Maintenance - Berkey water filter elements last are easily removed and cleaned with a scrub pad under running water, then reinstalled and used again.
  • Self-Regulating - As the capacity of the Black Berkey water filter is reached, the flow will diminish, letting you know it is time to clean it. Unlike most water filter systems which rely on water pressure, and which force water through the water filter even after it has exhausted its filtering ability, this filter will never allow contamination to reach the clean water reservoir.

3. Berkeys Help You Drink More Water

  • Great Tasting Water - Berkey water tastes like water was meant to taste - thoroughly refreshing - so you will want to drink more of it. You may never want to drink tap water or bottled water again!
  • Health Benefits of Drinking More Water - Drinking more water helps your body digest food properly, ensuring you receive more nutritional value, and helps you detoxify your body from harmful free radicals and chemicals.
  • Alkaline Water - Berkey Water has an average alkalinity of 7.4, which is an optimal level for your body.

Select the Berkey that's Right for You!


Berkey Light Water Filter System with Black Berkey Elements - 2.75 Gal. Crown Berkey Water Filter System with Black Berkey Elements Imperial Berkey 4.5 Gal. Water Purification System with Black Berkey Elements
Berkey Light Water Filter System - with 2 Black Berkey Filters - 2.75 Gallons
List Price: $242.00
Sale Price $231.00
You save $11.00!
Crown Berkey Water Filters System - with Black Berkey Filters - 6 Gallons
List Price: $357.00
Sale Price $325.00
You save $32.00!
Imperial Berkey Water Filters System with Black Berkey Filters - 4.5 Gallon
List Price: $338.00
Sale Price $310.00
You save $28.00!
Travel Berkey 1.5 Gal. Water Purifier with 2 Black Berkey Elements
Travel Berkey Water Filter System with 2 Black Berkey Elements - 1.5 Gallons
List Price: $249.00
Sale Price $228.00
You save $21.00!

Berkey Buyers Guide

Select the Berkey Unit that is the Right Size for Your Family, and Buy a Berkey Today!

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1 person The Travel Berkey Water Filter System – 1.5 gallons
2-3 persons The Big Berkey Water Filter System  - 2.25 gallons
4-5 persons The Royal Berkey Water Filter System -  3.25 gallons
6-8 persons The Imperial Berkey Water Filter System – 4.5 gallons
8 and up The Crown Berkey Water Filter System – 6 gallons
On the Road The Travel Berkey Water Filter System – 1.5 gallons
Outdoor Recreation The Berkey Light Water Filter System – 2.75 gallons
Commercial Uses The Crown Berkey Water Filter System – 6 gallons

Want even more information? Check out The Berkey Filter Buyers Guide


Additional Benefits

  • Emergency Preparation

    - Berkey Filters do not use electricity or water pressure, they are gravity-fed, so you can drink clean, safe water, even during a power outage or in an emergency.
  • Durable

    - Berkey Water Filter housings are made of polished stainless steel or rugged lexan. These unit are "survivors" and will last you many years.
  • Portable

    - All the Berkey water filter models are compact, and are easy to transport and assemble, which make them convenient for camping, hunting, fishing, boating, RVing or any outdoor recreation.

Berkey Filters = Water Purifiers

Remove up to 99.99999% of contaminants

  • Berkey Water Filters remove disease causing bacteria by 99.99999%, including Cholera, Typhoid, Salmonella, E. Coli, Fecal Coliform
  • Berkey Water Filters remove protozoan parasites and cysts such as Giardia and Cryptosporidium by 99.99999%
  • Berkey Water Filters Reduce heavy metals such as aluminum, cadmium, chromium, copper, lead and mercury by up to 95%
  • Berkey Water Filters remove Volatile Organic Compounds such as Atrazine and Benzine to below detectable limits.
  • Berkey Water Filters remove radiologicals such as Radon 222 to below detectable limits.
  • Berkey Water Filters remove or reduces nitrates and nitrites
  • Berkey Water Filters Reduce bad taste & odors
  • Berkey Water Filters remove chlorine and residuals to below detectable limits
  • Berkey Water Filters remove rust, pesticides, herbicides and solvents.
  • Berkey Water Filters remove silt and sediment making your water crystal clear

We know Berkey Water Filters are this effective because they have been tested:
  • Berkey Water Filters have been tested by EPA & NSF certified laboratories,
  • Berkey Water Filters have been field tested in some of harshest conditions,
  • Berkey water filter systems are used by thousands of families, like your own, around the world
  • Our family uses a Big Berkey Water Filter System as our primary source of drinking water. The one in the video is in our kitchen and the one we use to make sure our whole family has safe, good-tasting water to drink everyday. We also like the feeling of knowing we can depend on it in an emergency.


CHECK OUT THE VIDEO TO SEE OUR BERKEY WATER FILTER IN ACTION


That's our kitchen and our Berkey Water Filter and we use it everyday to make sure our family has an adequate supply of safe, good-tasting drinking water. The kids love the taste and so do we. The Berkey water filter system is convenient, attractive, low maintenance, long-lasting, low cost, pretty simple consumer decision as we saw it.


This Orphanage uses A Crown Berkey water filter system donated by 911water through a local Rotary club to ensure that all the children and staff are protected from the hazards existing in the local water supply.
The Staff and the Kids love the taste of the water from their new Berkey

Would you like to help 911Water.com provide clean, safe water to orphanages in Mexico? - CONTACT US

BERKEY WATER FILTER SYSTEM

BERKEY WATER FILTER SYSTEMS - A "GREEN" WATER FILTER
If you value good tasting, safe drinking water and care about your carbon footprint on planet Earth, we strongly recommend a Berkey Water Filter System. A Berkey water filter is the common-sense choice for you, an ecologically friendly solution to your water filtration need.

  • Berkey Water Filter Systems require no electricity and no plumbing.
  • Berkey water filters are used throughout the world. Thousands of lifestyle conscious users credit their Berkey water filtration system with helping them to follow the number one rule to a healthy and happy lifestyle Protect Your Health at All Costs. With 2,100 contaminants found in drinking water throughout the US by the EPA the threat to your health from drinking even slightly contaminated water is very real.
  • Berkey water filters are actually water purifiers, protecting your health and lifestyle at home, at work, in the great outdoors or during an emergency.
  • With 2,100 contaminants found in drinking water throughout the US by the EPA the threat to your health from drinking even slightly contaminated water is very real.
  • Berkey water filters come in sizes designed to meet every need, from the easily portable Travel Berkey to models large enough to meet the sustained water needs of up to 325 people.
  • They purify without electricity or moving parts, and their portability allows them to used anywhere. Berkey water filters - a common-sense approach to drinking water purification, everyday and in emergencies.

Thanks for deciding to "live green".

TO HELP YOU CHOOSE

BERKEY WATER FILTER BUYERS GUIDE
BERKEY WATER FILTER TECHNICAL INFORMATION
COMPARISON OF BLACK BERKEY AND SUPERSTERASYL FILTERS
COMMENTS FROM USERS LIKE YOU


Remember this: If you are not using a water filter than you ARE the water filter.