Sediment is also removed by activated carbon, along with volatile organic compounds...
Austin, TX. (PRWEB) February 19, 2012
The recent Absolute Rights newsletter talks about carbon water filters to remove contaminates in drinking water for survival purposes during a disaster. Carbon water filters are inexpensive to make, and can be effective at removing some chemicals and contaminates that may be in tap water, the newsletter explains. There are types of water filters that will do a much better job removing some contaminates found in water, than a carbon water filters does, adds the recent Absolute Rights newsletter, but using some type of filtration is better than not filtering water at all.
Activated carbon is very effective at removing certain types of water contaminates, the Absolute Rights recent newsletter explains, because it has very strong absorptive properties. The newsletter adds that a benefit that comes from using a carbon water filter, is the fact that it makes the water taste and smell better, which when the water tastes and smells better people will probably drink more. Carbon water filters are often used in combination with other types of water filters, which remove particles that are too small for the carbon filter to remove, reveals the recent Absolute Rights newsletter.
When learning how to make a water filter, people will want to understand how they work to remove water contaminants, says the recent Absolute Rights newsletter. Activated carbon water filters are very simple, the newsletter explains, they allow the water to pass through the activated carbon to clean the water. The activated carbon cleans the water that passes over their surface, which activated carbon has a lot of surface area reveals the recent Absolute Rights newsletter.
A lot of the contaminates that are typically found in tap water are removed by activated carbon, however the newsletter warns, not all contaminates are removed. Chlorine is one of the major chemicals that activated carbon removes, explains the recent Absolute Rights newsletter, and by removing the chlorine the water smells and tastes better. Sediment is also removed by activated carbon, along with volatile organic compounds, the Absolute Rights newsletter says is referred to as VOC’s, which also improves water’s taste, and appearance. The newsletter adds that activated carbon does not effectively remove dissolved inorganic compounds, salts, and minerals, which is important to know when interested in learning how to clean water.
The Absolute Rights newsletter provides lots of information about how to make clean water, along with other survival information, so subscribe to their free newsletter today.