When was water purification invented?

Answer There is evidence that humanity has been purifying drinking water since at least the year 2000 BC, when a Sanskrit text was written describing methods for water purification. The first filtration m... Read More »

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Who invented the first water purification device?

Water treatment, or purifying water, goes all the way back to approximately 2000 B.C. During this time Sus'ruta Samhita first discovered that water could be purified by boiling, with extreme heat, ... Read More »

What year was the water purification device invented?

Sanskrit (the traditional language of Hinduism) writings from 2000 B.C. suggest that the first water filtration system was boiling water or placing hot metal instruments in it. They also filtered i... Read More »

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 »

When was water purification developed?

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 »