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Will a DIY slow sand filter produce potable water?

We continue to get questions about the filters we describe producing “potable” water. Again, I’ll try to address this issue. These filters are not 100 percent foolproof and they are not magical. They require maintenance and specific actions to keep them … Continue reading

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DIY 5 gallon slow sand filter (experiment)

(This post is an archive from the old blog see the link “about this blog”) Posted on September 16, 2013 by filter_guy A new filter has been started here. This is an experiment. I do not expect this filter to work however; there are those … Continue reading

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