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  • BrendanM12 commented on Pure Carbon's instructable DIY water purification straw2 years ago
    DIY water purification straw

    Or use it how its described

    ACtivated carbon, sometimes calle activated charcoal, IS NOT THE SAME THING AS "the black stuff on logs an sticks" YOU CAN ONLY GET ACTIVATED CHARCOAL FROM COAL!!! IF YOU USE WOODEN CHARCOAL (without the same porous qualities as proper activated carbon) THE WATER WILL NOT BE HIGHLY DISINFECTED AND DEPENDING ON THE QUALITY OF THE WATER WILL LIKELY STILL CONTAIN MANY FORMS OF NOT WANTED-NON WATER THINGS.Id recommend putting a disclaimer on the quality of charcoal, because people can get sick, or die if they use this incorecly,

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