Activated carbons for water purification - drinking water industry - Water and Wastewater - Drinking Water
Rivers, lakes, and groundwater aquifers provide our drinking water, which often must be treated to make safe to drink (potable). Activated carbon is regarded as one of the best treatment methods for removing impurities from drinking water. Fresh drinking water is becoming increasingly scarce, with many regions in the world turning to the ocean for new supply. For salt water desalination, filter anthracite offers an economical option to remove particulates and protect membranes.
Water covers 71% of the earth’s surface, yet less than 1% is available as fresh water. Just as water is recycled and purified in nature, it can be treated in man-made systems to remove unwanted contaminants, including odors, colors, and tastes. Puragen Activated Carbons products adsorb soluble chemical contaminants from drinking water, waste water, process water, point of use or point of entry systems, and aquariums.