There are couple of methods to make water drinkable. In this blog we are discussing about those methods.
1. Straining water through a cloth.
One of the most easiest way of water filtration is Straining. This kind of filtration have the ability to eliminate the main solid impurities from water.
For the filtration, cotton cloths are more prefered. The cotton cloth must be thick enough to properly hold on the impurities. Also make sure that it won’t be too thick, then the filtration take long time.
2. The three pots method.
The 3-pot method is a simple trick you could do to improve your water quality. In this method, all you need is a clean cloth and three pots with cover. It provides you an improved source of water for emergency. The method significantly reduces impurities and pathogens and almost no coast
3. Treatment by boiling
Boiling is relatively easy way of water treatment. Heating water to a high temperature, kills all of the germs and micro-organisms present in the water. In order for boiling to be most effective, the water must boil for at least 20 minutes.
4. Chlorination Treatment
Chlorination has become the most common type of water purification. This method was first used over a century ago, and is still using today. Chlorination is used to kill bacteria, viruses and other germs in water. After the products have acted for 30 minutes, the water will be drinkable. In particular, chlorination is used to prevent the spread of waterborne diseases.
5. Water Treatment by slow sand filtration
A slow sand filter is a sand filter adapted for household use. Slow sand filters differ from all other filters used to treat drinking water. A well-designed and properly maintained slow sand filter effectively to removes turbidity and pathogenic organisms. It active through various biological, physical and chemical processes in a single treatment step.
6. Method of UV radiation
UV rays penetrate harmful pathogens in your home’s water. It destroy
diseases causing microorganisms. It uses no chemicals. UV water purification is one of the most effective method.