The largest Berkey Water Filter System, holding 6 gallons of purified water, is great for large families. When fully equipped with 8 Black Berkey Purification Elements it is suited to provide water for 20+ people at home, churches, hospitals, and orphanages.
The Crown Berkey water filter system was created out of necessity. Prior to the events that unfolded on September 11, 2001, Berkey concentrated on the filtering needs of most families and groups of people desiring a means of producing purified drinking water. These times seemed somehow more secure and stable. People were confident in the ability of our most sacred municipalities to meet our basic needs like drinking water. Post 9/11, the mood of the entire world changed; these changes dictated a need for a different water filter than Berkey had provided in the past.
The need for a water purification system capable of taking raw, untreated water from outside sources and producing purified, good tasting drinking water for masses of people left without safe municipal supplies became a common request. The customer looking to shop for a filter that met this demand was the reason we developed the Crown Berkey water filter system.