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BERKEY WATER FILTER
The Ultimate in Water Purification!
Hydrate in style with quality, safe and great tasting water.
Quickly assemble without the use of tools, electricity, water pressure or plumbing.
Average of less than 2 cents per gallon for incredible healthy water.
Efficiently purify raw and untreated water from multiple water sources.
Travel friendly and self-contained, Berkey filters are adaptable to just about any situation or emergencies.
Elegant with high-grade material adds beauty to any room.
Gravity filtration design has been used in over 140 countries throughout the world.
4 BERKEY® SIZES
The Right Size For You
4 Sizes That Make Sense
- Travel Berkey
- Big Berkey
- Royal Berkey
- Berkey Light
- Compact/ Portable
- Great for travel & home
- 1 to 3 people
- 1.5 Gal/ 5.7 L
- 2.75 GPH/ 9.5 LPH
- Great for home & emergencies
- 1 to 4 people
- 2.25 Gal/ 8.5 L
- 3.5 GPH/ 13.3 LPH
- Large size
- Great for home & emergencies
- 2 to 4 people
- 3.25 Gal/ 12.3 L
- 4.0 GPH/ 15.1 LPH
- Large size
- Great for home & emergencies
- 1 to 5 people
- 2.75 Gal/ 10.4 L
- 4.0 GPH/ 15.2 LPH
- High-Grade Construction & Material
- Quality Build
- Additional Filters Increase Capacity & Longevity
ULTIMATE DRINKING WATER Purification
Berkey® Filtration Technology
Black Berkey Purification Elements Will Remove Up To...
- 99.999% of Viruses
- 99.9999% of Pathogenic Bacteria
THE GOLD STANDARD Water Filter
Gravity-Fed Water Purification
- Easy. Pour water (from almost any water source) into the top chamber.
- Then, dispense purified, quality water from spigot on the lower chamber. That's it!
- Powerful, freestanding water purifiers that sit on a countertop or stand
- Average of less than 2 cents per gallon for incredible healthy water.
- Reliable Filtration from most water sources such sources as remote streams, lakes, stagnant ponds and water supplies in foreign countries.
BENEFITS THAT MATTER
That Offer You Freedom
Take control of your drinking tap water. Drink quality, safe water.
You drink more, when your water tastes great...
Enjoy purified, nourishing water, which keeps the beneficial minerals that your body needs.
Road trip, hitting the trail or relaxing at the river? Berkey has your back...
Filter harmful toxins and contaminants from raw water sources like rivers, lakes and ponds.
Be prepped for emergencies and natural disasters.
Purify raw, untreated water where potable water source is not available.
FILTER UPGADES/ SPECIALTY ELEMENTS
Berkey® PF-2 Fluoride & Arsenic Reduction Elements
Remove fluoride and arsenic.
Berkey PF-2™ filter elements are designed for use with the Black Berkey™ water purification elements.
- Filter Fluoride
- Filter Arsenic V and pre-oxidized Arsenic III
- Filter other residual heavy metal ions
- Made in the USA
Up to 99.75% reduction in fluoride!
This advanced filter uniquely targets the entire family of harmful arsenic oxide anions and arsenic cations.
Under normal conditions it is recommended that each set of two Berkey PF-2™ elements be replaced after 1,000 gallons (3,785 liters).
Designed to last
- 6,000 Gallons!
Each pair of long-lasting Black Berkey® Purification Elements can treat up to 6,000 gallons (or about 5 years of typical use) before needing replacement.
- 1,000 Gallons!
Berkey PF-2™ Fluoride and Arsenic Reduction Elements may be installed on each Black Berkey® Purification Element. These last for up to 1,000 gallons each. (2 filters = 2,000 gallons)
Elevate the Experience
Take the Berkey Filter system to the next level with these high quality water filtration options and accessories.
- Berkey Fluoride & Arsenic Filters PF-2
- Berkey Sport Water Filter Bottle
- Black Berkey Filter Elements Replacements
- Berkey Primer Pump
Berkey Fluoride & Arsenic Filter (PF-2)
These powerful filters removes 99.75% fluoride, and arsenic from the water.
- Comes as a set of 2 filters
- For post-filter use with Black Berkey Purifiers. Attaches to the bottom of Black Berkey Purifier.
- If you use ceramic filters, you will need the PF-4.
Berkey Sport Water Filter Bottle
- 22 oz. Capacity
- High-Efficient Berkey Filtration. Same purification as the Black Berkey Elements.
- Long lasting filter:
640 refills of tap water, or
160 refills of raw, untreated water
- BPA-Free, LDPE #4 medical-grade polymer
- 11.2" tall x 2.6" diameter
Black Berkey Filter Elements Replacements
- Re-cleanable & self-sterilizing
- Long lasting filter:
3,000 gallons each,
6,000 gallons with 2 elements
- Made and assembled in the USA
- Comes as a set of 2 filters, 9"
Berkey Primer Pump
- Makes it easy to prime and clean your Black Berkey® Purification Elements
- Hand priming pump for Black Berkey® Purification Elements. Eliminate the need for faucets or hose connections.
- Made & assembled in the USA
- May be cleaned with mild soap and warm water.
- Cleans. Purges/ back-flushes the Black Berkey® Purification Elements using air instead of water to clean the pores. Reduces the time and effort needed to dry the filters prior to storing them
FROM THE LAB...
Dive into Our In-House Review
Berkey Filter Review for ultimate, quality water.
The quick & dirty summary below...
The Berkey Light Water Filter is a stylish gravity-fed water filter that has some incredible specs.
First, the water filter removes 99.99% of viruses, pathogenic bacteria, and other unwanted compounds. This water filter produces water that is truly exceptional in both cleanliness and taste. It is perfectly safe and leaves no contamination in the water as some cheap plastics are prone to.
The filter purifies water at a rate significantly faster than many other competitors—4 gallons per hour.
It holds up to 2.75 gallons at a time, and it has a life of 6,000 gallons filtered before needing any replacements.
Finding something to complain about with the Berkey Light Water Filter is like going on an advanced scavenger hunt.
There just isn’t much to dislike. One thing to keep in mind is that, even though this water filter is great for travel, it’s still a bit bulky in size. The transport height is 21 inches (when used without base); 26.5" (with base), so it’s not like you’ll be carrying this thing around in your backpack wherever you go, like a water bottle. This is not the product for that.
However, this filter is easily transportable when the specs are considered. Regardless of the name, this water filter is exceptional, and it’s something we’ve been enamored by.
The Berkey Light Water Filter is perfect for small to medium-sized families, or someone who needs to use the filter in various places.
This compact water filter is small enough to be transported easily while still offering a large amount of filtered water to be produced. This filter is perfect for the following:
- Consistently clean and healthy water when traveling, vacationing, or camping in your RV
- Homes, apartments, college dorms and other residences
- Emergency situations where clean water is nonexistent
- Quick and efficient water filtering
- Everyday water consumption
Anybody who is in the market for an efficient, top-of-the-line, portable and powerful water filter should focus their attention directly on the Berkey Light Water Filter. This system is especially designed to be small enough to take anywhere!
It utilizes gravity as the driving force for filtration, meaning it’s free of pumps or maintenance. The filtration itself is unparalleled. The two filters remove up to 203 different contaminants.
Furthermore, the filter is easy to set up and will produce crystal clear water for years, depending on how often it’s used.
This filter uses two advanced filtration elements that each have a life of 3,000 gallons. These two pieces of equipment give the complete water filtration device a 6,000-gallon capacity. In addition, it is constructed with non-BPA/BPS co-polyester, which does not retain or leach any odors into your water. If desired, Berkey PF-2 Fluoride and Arsenic Reduction Elements may be installed on each Black Berkey Purification Element.
Combined, you can count on the Berkey Light Water Filter to last years beyond any of its competitors. When the time comes to replace the filtration elements, the process couldn’t be easier. Simply follow the directions, and your device will be back to work in no time.
The Travel Berkey Water Filter comes with all the bells and whistles a potential buyer could ever need. It is compact, has a quick flow rate, and is built with high-quality materials.
The filter is well-known in the industry and has been tested by time. It has a strong reputation as one of the most cost-effective, reliable, and efficient water filters on the market.
Anybody who wants a water filter they can rely on for years can count on the Travel Berkey Water Filter.
Which Berkey is right for you?
The versatility and options with Berkey products can fit your unique needs for quality drinking water.
Check out our updated 2020 Berkey Filter Comparison Chart:
FULL IN-DEPTH BERKEY REVIEW
Read Our Full Berkey Light Water Filter System Review Below:
We’ve seen, reviewed, passed on, and approved many water filters over our years in the industry. We know what a water filter needs to be top-notch.
When we make a recommendation for a water filter, you can take our word for it. We consider the design, structure, size, filter components, maintenance, filtering rates, and many more specifications before recommending anything.
What’s more, we know what customers want and what they need. To help potential buyers, we’ve created this full review on the Berkey Light Water Filter. Check it out to see what’s so great about this water filter!
The Berkey Light Water Filter System has a 2.75-gallon (10.4 liters) capacity. For normal everyday use, this can serve 1-5 people but is capable of serving up to 100-200 people a day during an emergency!
When configured with 2 Black Berkey filters, this water filter can produce up to 4 gallons (15.2 liters) of purified water in one hour; 7 gallons (26.5 liters) with 4 Black Berkey filters. Thus, this water filter should have plenty of size and the ability to provide water for 6 people or more per day.
Furthermore, as this filter is not too large, only 6 pounds when empty, and 21 inches high and 9 inches in diameter, it is easily transportable. Organizations like nonprofits and local community groups can benefit greatly from this. During meetings, get-togethers, or even emergency situations, the Berkey Light Water Filter can come in handy.
For individuals who live off-grid, or away from a clean water source, this water filter should be your clean water solution. Some people in more rural areas may rely on rainwater, stream, river, or lake water. Using the Berkey Light Water Filter gives those individuals peace of mind knowing that wherever their water comes from, it’ll end up clean and fresh.
Many individuals may find their local water to be hard or poor tasting, and this is sure to cure those problems. The Berkey Light Water Filter is the perfect multipurpose water filter for countless groups and backgrounds.
The Berkey Light Water Filter is what’s known as a gravity filter. This water filter needs no external power source to filter water. No pumps, electricity, or other additional items are needed for this to purify water. This water filter system has two chambers—the bottom holds the clean, filtered water whereas the magic happens in the top chamber.
When water is poured into the top chamber, gravity pulls it down through the two filtering elements. Although this method is not unique, the Berkey Light Water Filter System comes out on top when compared to its similar competitors. This water filter offers an exceptional flow rate that is unparalleled in the market.
As the water is pulled through using gravity, it comes into contact with the two filtering elements, the Black Berkey Filters. These filters are made in the US and designed with precise specifications. The filters are microporous, which aids in the filtration.
The material used in the filters also helps remove unwanted substances. In fact, the pores are smaller than any virus or bacteria, meaning nothing can pass through except clean, pure water!
The largest model can filter 6.5 gallons of water per hour, which is truly an exceptional rate.
As mentioned, the Berkey Light Water Filter utilizes state-of-the-art purification elements. These elements are widely known to be the best filtering elements in the industry. They are made from a carbon composite that incorporates a high-grade coconut shell. This shell is a proprietary mixture of 5 or more different compounds. These exceptionally built purifying elements filter out harmful and unwanted substances and compounds using their microporous structure. Although the material is technologically advanced and highly respected, it is not the only aspect that helps the filtering process.
The filters were designed perfectly to ensure water stays in contact long enough to pull out all the toxins from the water. This ensures the filters can adsorb any harmful substances in the water. All the while, the water is still moved efficiently through the filters keeping a flow rate of 2.75 gallons per hour.
No matter the source of water, these Black Berkey Water Filters can purify all water. Dirty lake water, still stream water, hard or metallic local water, it doesn’t matter!
The purifying elements have been tested at various state laboratories that are accredited by the EPA. All elements pass the NSF/ANSI Standard 53 tests, proving the capabilities.
The Black Berkey Water Filters can remove 99.99% of viruses and 99.99% of pathogenic bacteria found in water. The filters also completely remove or reduce below traceable levels of all the following.
- Heavy metals like lead, mercury, copper, cobalt, aluminum, barium, and many more
- Petroleum Products
- Radiological substances
This list is by no means comprehensive either. The Black Berkey Water Filters can remove over 200 harmful compounds. Berkey suggests customers perform a test that can prove just how effective these filters are.
All you need to do is fill up your top chamber with water and place some food dye inside. After the filtration ends, check your purified water. There should be absolutely zero color left over. Your product will be crystal clear water.
Considering how effective the filters are, many customers are surprised by their lifespan. The filters each can effectively filter 3,000 gallons before needing replacement. 2 filters in a Berkey system will purify approximately 6,000 gallons of water before replacement is recommended.
Another advantageous feature of the filters is that they’re cleanable. If the flow rate of your filter seems to slow down, you can remove the filters and clean them. To clean the Black Berkey Water Filters, remove them from the chamber, and brush the inside of them while water is running over them.
Berkey recommends using a ScotchBrite pad to do the brushing. Once brushed thoroughly, reinstall the filters by following the directions given. Your filter should be up and running with an adequate flow rate once again.
Designed to last. Designed for value.
As noted before, the total Berkey Light Water Filter system has a 6,000-gallon lifespan. With the water filter only costing $249, that brings the price of water per gallon to roughly 4 cents. Compare that to the average cost of a gallon of bottled water at $1.50, and you get a cost-effective solution that cannot be passed up.
Beyond the price of the water, the lifespan of the water filter system will last years, thanks to the durable design.
Berkey provides the following warranty categories depending on the specific product:
NMCL Limited Warranty: 6 months
NMCL Limited Warranty: 1 Year
NMCL Limited Pro-rated Warranty: 2 Years
For details, click here for warranty details.
UPGRADE OPTIONS REVIEW
Fluoride & Arsenic Filter
The Berkey Light Water Filter allows customers to purchase additional add-on items that offer further benefits to the product.
The most popular add-on item purchased is the Berkey PF-2, a specialty compound removing element. This specialty add-on element removes fluoride, Arsenic V, pre-oxidized Arsenic III, and other various residual compounds from heavy metal ions.
This add-on is perfect for individuals who live in an area where fluoride levels are high in the water. The Berkey PF-2 can remove up to 99.75% of the fluoride.
Attaching the elements is effortless. Just follow the directions provided and attach the two elements onto the bottom of the Black Berkey Purification Elements.
The Berkey PF-2 comes in a pair of elements that can filter up to 1,000 gallons before they need to be replaced.
HIGH CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
More about Berkey Filters
The Berkey Light Water Filter is convenient and easy to use. It only takes a few minutes to set up. Plus, detailed instructions come with every filter, giving customers step by step instructions to get it up and running. Once the filter is installed properly, no more work needs to be done. Gravity does the rest!
The only scenario where maintenance may be needed is when the Black Berkey Water Filters need to be replaced. Luckily, you will already have the necessary experience, so installing new filters should be a breeze.
The most work you’ll have to do is fetch water to pour it into your top chamber!
We love the safe and non toxic plastic material the Berkey Light Water Filter System is made of. The BPA-free copolyester material is extremely durable, making it dent- and shatter-proof. and has been tested for plastic contamination. The translucent aspect of this filter makes it easy to see the amount of water inside and if the system needs to be refilled or not.
The Berkey Light Water Filter System was designed to be a lower-cost, lightweight, portable alternative to Berkey's stainless steel units.
No matter where it’s placed, it’ll look nice. The filter can sit in your apartment or home kitchen, an RV, your favorite camping space, or in your local community meeting place.
The complete water filter system comes in at 9.0 inches in diameter by 26.5 inches tall when used with base. Without the base it has a height f 21 inches, for better transportability. When the filter is empty, it weighs 6 pounds.
As the filter has two chambers, both pieces are high quality copolyester containers with a plastic spigot made of high impact polypropylene in the bottom chamber. This spigot is BPA free and has been approved by the FDA for use. The two Black Berkey Water Filters inside the top chamber are 2.25” x 2.25” x 9.75”.
Besides our comprehensive review, thousands of customers have used, tested, and raved about the Travel Berkey Water Filters.
The filters have truly stood the test of time. They have built a reputation to be high-quality, reliable, and consistent. Many clients have noted how great the water tastes from the filter. For example, check out this review below.
“I can't say enough, and don't have time. This is a godsend for anyone wanting clean water...really clean water. It tastes wonderful, warm or cold. After the filters are broken in...maybe one week...the full tank filters quickly. Since there's no maintenance I have nothing to say there. I would recommend this item to anyone who wants to trust their water supply, especially where fluoride is added.”
Besides consumer reviews, Berkey filters are widely respected in the industry. They have been used across the globe in humanitarian aid to help in emergency situations. They have been used by groups such as the Peace Corps, Red Cross, and UNICEF. Other missionaries and volunteer workers have also used the Berkey water filters.
Wrapping up the review, it’s hard not to completely obsess over this water filter. For what it’s designed to be, it’s just about perfect.
The Berkey Light Water Filter has a good capacity (2.75 gallons), a quick flow rate (4.0 gph), a durable build, and advanced filtering technology. It's portable and toxic-free!
The size is ideal for countless scenarios. It can be used for emergency situations, community gatherings, daily family use, camping trips, hunting/fishing trips, and many others.
Soft, Clean Water For Less Than A Coffee A Day
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Multiple options including 4 interest-free payments.
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WHY BUY FROM US
Real Experts. Real Value.
Providing the Best in Class
Water Treatment for Over 30 Years
Our mission is to empower people to live healthier, happier lives by providing quality water solutions for their families and businesses.
Quality Water Treatment has been delivering best-in-class water treatment solutions and customer service to people and businesses across North America since 1990.
We've done it all and seen it all! As a family-owned business, our priority is our customers’ satisfaction. Reliable, economical water treatment can enhance quality of life in several ways:
- Improve taste
- Eliminate toxins
- Extend the life of appliances, pipes and fixtures
- Gentler on clothes, hair and skin
- Prevent costly plumbing corrosion and stains
We carry the best brands in the industry in value-added packages, making installation and operation of your water treatment system simple and efficient.
Everyone’s water treatment needs are different. With our innovative assessment technology, you can take the guesswork out of your water treatment options.
Leverage our Water Intelligence Engine™ to get the best expert recommendations for your unique water-quality needs. We’ll also help you discover what's really in your local drinking water and how the top brands stack up.
The Water Intelligence Engine™ will:
- Help you confidently and properly size a water softener solution to meet your space’s specific needs.
- Provide expert recommendations of various water treatment solutions.
- Thoroughly educate you on your options.
- Our newly updated Comparison Chart below compares all major brands.
- Our Water Score Report grades your local water quality and details any water contaminant findings.
Real Experts You Can Count On
At Quality Water Treatment, we treat our customers like family. And we know the products inside and out.
Don't waste your time wandering around your local big box store trying to find someone to help you.
You'll only find a pushy associate with limited knowledge, simply trying to move product from a limited inventory. Your odds of finding exactly what you need or finding a true expert are pretty low – generic water softeners and water filters at these stores often just don’t cut it.
Shop with confidence at Quality Water Treatment, and we’ll help you get the correct equipment for your specific needs and have it delivered right to your door!
Friendly, Expert Help at Your Fingertips
After over 30 years in business, we know water treatment like no one else! And we want you to leverage our expertise to get the best solutions for your needs and goals.
Our team of highly trained water treatment consultants is here to answer all of your questions.
We compare all major brands and show you all your options with no pushy sales tactics.
Everything you need to make the right decision is at your fingertips. You can also connect with us via live chat, text, phone and email.
Delivered to Your Door with Ease
All orders are processed within just 1 day.
With streamlined processes throughout our organization, we rapidly fulfill orders right after they're placed and ship them to your door – FAST!
No waiting. No hassle. We are 100% transparent about the status of your order at each step of the process.
You'll get automatic email alerts and you can check your order status at any time.
"Hands down, SoftPro Elite beats ALL the water softener competitors across the board in terms of next-generation technology, efficiency, warranty, value, and affordability.”
Affordable Ways to Pay
You deserve quality, clean, soft water, starting now!
We make purchasing the complete solution even easier with our flexible financing options.
Take advantage of QuadPay and make 4 easy interest-free payments over time. Or, pay a very small amount each month with Affirm.
We make buying simple and easy.
Make a Positive Impact for Families in Need
Together, we can make a MASSIVE difference in the world.
With our partnership with LoveWater.org, a 501c3 non-profit organization, your purchase today will give a family in Africa or Nicaragua safe, clean water for a full year.
Your order changes lives!
1 YEAR OF CLEAN WATER
Helping people with clean, quality water.
1 YEAR OF CLEAN WATER
Here at Quality Water Treatment, we want to do more than just provide you and your family with safe, clean, and healthy water.
We want to provide safe, clean, and healthy water to those in need.
That’s why we’ve partnered with LoveWater.org, a well established 501c3 non-profit organization, that is changing the lives of those in need with their efforts to transform water in countries where access to clean water is scarce.
Your purchase today will provide safe, clean drinking water to a family of five in Nicaragua or Africa for a full year!
With your purchase, you can also be a part of the solution in helping us transform water for the betterment of humanity.
Here's What Our Customers Are Saying...
“I just wanted to say thank you for your excellent products and service over the past 12 years. ” - Daniel R. - Texas
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