Who invented the first water purification device?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

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 »

Who created the water purification device?

In 1854, John Snow, an eminent British scientist, was the first to apply chlorine to kill cholera bacteria in contaminated water. Snow's discovery marked the beginning water purification treatments... Read More »

When was water purification invented?

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 »