Berkey Ceramic Filters

New Millennium Concepts, Ltd.

Berkey Ceramic filters are gravity-fed water filtration and purification systems available in different sizes.

Product description Brand name and product description

Berkey ceramic filters are free-standing (tabletop), portable, gravity-fed water filtration and purification systems manufactured in the USA and commercialized by New Millennium Concepts, Ltd. They are available in different sizes (models) to serve individuals, families or large groups and for use during travel, outdoor activities, or unexpected emergencies. They are designed to remove up to 99.999% of viruses and 99.9999% of pathogenic bacteria, and to remove or dramatically reduce protozoa and many harmful chemicals such as trihalomethanes, inorganic minerals, heavy metals, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, VOCs, petroleum products, perfluorinated chemicals, rust, silt, sediment and radiologicals.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

This product is distributed in: North America (United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and carribbean Islands), Europe & Middle East (Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gilbraltar, Greece, Guernsey, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Servia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom), Asia ( Bali, Brunei, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia,  Phillipines, Singapore,  South Korea,  Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam), Australia and New Zealand and South Africa. See here for Authorized Berkey Dealers worldwide.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Berkey ceramic Filters are currently distributed by Authorized international Dealers, in north America (US and Canada (14 dealers), Puerto Rico and carribbean Islands (1 dealer), Europe(21 dealers), Middle East (2 dealers), Asia (4 dealers), Australia and New Zealand(8 dealers) and South Africa (1 dealer) and South America (Peru).  Berkey Filters USA and Big Berkey Water filters are the main dealers.

Historically, Berkey filtration systems have been used by The Royal household in England, populations in over 140 countries worldwide, relief Organizations such as UNICEF, the Peace Corps, Missionary organizations and Red Cross Societies Internationally and by hunters, campers, adventurers and explorers.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

187-730 USD depending on filter size

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Other tabletop ceramic water filters such as: British Berkefeld Household Filter KitKohler Clarity Water Filter (US-based), Rainfresh MP4U Gravity Filter  and Rainfresh Siphon Gravity Filters (models GS7300G and P2S) (Canada), Tulip Siphon Filter and Tulip Table Top (Netherlands), Ceramica Stéfani Flex (Brazil), ImerPure (India) and Safi (Malawi).

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

These filters are intended for outdoor enthusiasts, self-reliant homes, missionaries abroad, relief organizations and health-aware individuals and families around the world.

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