Video: Simple DIY water filter

Where there may be chance of bacterial or microbial contamination, boiling the water in addition to filtering is a good idea. Rainwater is naturally pure but can be contaminated once it reaches the collection surface; be sure to filter and purify rainwater from your rain water tanks before drinking.

Homemade Water Filter, DIY water filtration, simple design. Materials needed: plastic bottle, sand, gravel. small piece of cotton and activated carbon (can be found at walmart/pet stores and wherever aquarium supplies are sold). Filter should last 2 to 4 weeks before you have to change carbon. Remember to rinse activated carbon before using it (or water will have a blackish color). When SHTF in an emergency be ready.

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