When was water purification developed?

Answer Boiling water, dipping it in heated iron and heating it under the sun are methods for keeping the water clean that date back to 2000 BC. Hippocrates, Sir Francis Bacon and Lucas Antonius Portius al... Read More »

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DIY Water Purification?

More than 70 percent of the earth's surface is covered in water, yet 1.1 billion people still lack access to safe drinking water. Consequently, water purification methods are becoming increasingly ... Read More »

What is a water purification device?

Many mountains streams and brooks have water than should not be consumed without purifying it first. To meet the needs of campers and hikers manufacturers of outdoor gear now make lightweight, comp... Read More »

Old Water Purification Techniques?

With the growing rate of pollution comes a higher rate of contaminated water. Contaminated water must always be filtered of dirt, debris and various bacteria in order to be used for cooking, drinki... Read More »

How long does water purification take?

On One Hand: Fast-Acting Filtration SystemsMany methods of water purification exist; the fastest among them is water filtration. Recognized brands including Brita and Aquasana offer fast-acting wat... Read More »