Comparison of Berkey Models

Capacities Of The Berkey Water Purifier

The Berkey water purifier is available in the five different stainless steel units you see below, as well as the Berkey Light.  Detailed Berkey water systems holding capacities, flow rates, and unit dimensions following below.

NOTE: *Flow rate calculated with upper chamber full to top. Flow rate decreases as water level declines.
ModelPurified Water Holding Capacity in Liters and Gallons*Flow Rate: Liters / Hour Gallons / HourDimensions in Centimeters and Inches
Go Berkey with 1 Black Berkey Filter0.95 L 1 Quart3.8 L / hour 1 G / hour36cms (14″) Height 10cms (4″) Diameter 26 cms (10″) Height Packed for Travel
Travel Berkey with 2 Black Berkey Filters5.7 L 1.5 G9.5 L / hour 2.5 G / hour46cms (18″) Height 19cms (7.5″) Diameter 31 cms (12″) Height Packed for Travel
Berkey Light with 2 Black Berkey Filters8.5 L 2.25 G15 L / hour 4 G / hour54cms (21″) Height 23cms (9″) Diameter
Berkey Light with 4 Black Berkey Filters8.5 L 2.25 G30 L / hour 8 G / hour54cms (21″) Height 23cms (9″) Diameter
Big Berkey with 2 Black Berkey Filters8.5 L 2.25 G13.3 L / hour 3.5 G / hour49cms (19.25″) Height 22cms (8.5″) Diameter 33cms (13″) Height Packed for Travel
Big Berkey with 4 Black Berkey Filters8.5 L 2.25 G26.5 L / hour 7 G / hour49cms (19.25″) Height 22cms (8.5″) Diameter 33cms (13″) Height Packed for Travel
Royal Berkey with 2 Black Berkey Filters12.3 L 3.25 G15.1 L / hour 4 G / hour59cms (23″) Height 24cms (9.5″) Diameter 39cms (15.25″) Height Packed for Travel
Royal Berkey with 4 Black Berkey Filters12.3 L 3.25 G30.3 L / hour 8 G / hour59cms (23″) Height 24cms (9.5″) Diameter 39cms (15.25″) Height Packed for Travel
Imperial Berkey with 2 Black Berkey Filters17 L 4.5 G20.8 L / hour 5.5 G / hour66cms (25.75″) Height 25cms (10″) Diameter 43cms (17″) Height Packed for Travel
Imperial Berkey with 4 Black Berkey Filters17 L 4.5 G41.6 L / hour 11 G / hour66cms (25.75″) Height 25cms (10″) Diameter 43cms (17″) Height Packed for Travel
Imperial Berkey with 6 Black Berkey Filters17 L 4.5 G62.5 L / hour 16.5 G / hour66cms (25.75″) Height 25cms (10″) Diameter 43cms (17″) Height Packed for Travel
Crown Berkey with 2 Black Berkey Filters22.7 L 6 G24.6 L / hour 6.5 G / hour76cms (30″) Height 28cms (11″) Diameter 51cms (20″) Height Packed for Travel
Crown Berkey with 4 Black Berkey Filters22.7 L 6 G49.2 L / hour 13 G / hour76cms (30″) Height 28cms (11″) Diameter 51cms (20″) Height Packed for Travel
Crown Berkey with 8 Black Berkey Filters22.7 L 6 G98.4 L / hour 26 G / hour76cms (30″) Height 28cms (11″) Diameter 51cms (20″) Height Packed for Travel

*Flow rate calculated with upper chamber full to top. Flow rate decreases as water level declines.

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Certification and Accreditation

The Black Berkey┬« purification element formulation has been tested by State & EPA accredited laboratories to exceed EPA & ANSI/NSF (Std. 53) protocol.  See the lab test results here. Accreditation and/or certification by the Department of Toxicology and Environmental Science Louisiana University, National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) International, University of Arizona, Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science, and Analytical Services, Inc. (ASI) Microbiological Testing, Research and Consulting.

Warranty

The manufacturer, New Millennium Concepts, Ltd., 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.  New Millennium Concepts, Ltd. will replace or repair any product that it deems is not properly functioning during the stated warranty period.