Introduction: HOW TO MAKE a BLACK SAND WATER FILTER

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You need a cup,cheesecloth,knife for this step.

Step 1: Grind Some Charcoal

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Step 2: Dump Charcoal in Filter Cup

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Step 3: Add Sand

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Step 4: Put Cheesecloth Over It

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Step 5: Add Some Charcoal Again

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Step 6: Then Sand

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Step 7: Finally Put Cheesecloth at Top of Cup, Filter Is Done Enjoy:)

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A link to our website that explains it all.

http://blacksandfilters.weebly.com/our-filter-design.html

Comments

ChelseaSmith00 (author)2015-07-31

so how do you get the filtered water out the holder??

VernJones (author)2015-05-19

How well does this filter work??? Is it more of a sedimentary filter, or would it work with chemical (i.e. fluoride, etc.) as well???

bcruz2017 (author)VernJones2015-05-21

This is our website. We explain what contaminants are removed here:

www.blacksandfilters.weebly.com

tomatoskins (author)2015-05-19

This is cool! I've never made my own filter before.

bcruz2017 (author)tomatoskins2015-05-20

This is our website where we explain our process:

www.blacksandfilters.weebly.com

Thank you for viewing our project.

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