Lead Removal Using Activated Carbon

Lead Removal Using Activated Carbon

Activated carbon filters are an effective tool in water purification for both widespread residential use and manufacturing processes. Weather using block or granular carbon filters, the goal is to remove free chlorine and organic compounds from the water. This reduces...
27 Top Drinking Water Statistics and Facts

27 Top Drinking Water Statistics and Facts

1. 2 billion people don’t have access to safely managed drinking water (Drinking water from an improved water source that is located on premises, available when needed and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination) Source: JMP (WHO/UNICEF Joint...
The Discovery and History of Activated Carbon

The Discovery and History of Activated Carbon

The actual “discovery” of charcoal was likely long before the first recorded use of the substance in about 3750 B.C. Because charcoal burns hotter than wood, it was often used for melting and combining metals in ancient Egypt. The Egyptians eventually discovered that...