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Charcoal Water Filters

April 10, 2022 3 min read


How To Purify Drinking Water Using Charcoal in Water Filters

The use of charcoal has once been as simple as making fire and coals to cook over. With advancements in research and technology, humans found new ways to use charcoal in water filtration. One of which is the activated charcoal which is used in most water filters and water purifiers worldwide.

What is activated charcoal?


The charcoal you see in water filters are activated charcoal or also called as activated carbon.

Activated charcoal stick is porous material treated with oxygen and contains carbon atoms. To achieve an activated carbon, you need to heat wood to 1000 degrees Celsius.

What does activated charcoal do to your water?

Activated charcoal water filter can remove unwanted substances in your tap water. One of which is chloride. Some usually add it to tap & faucet water to kill microorganisms. It also filters Sediments, other volatile organic compounds or carbon-based impurities. It also eliminates bad taste and smell. Try one of our activated carbon water filters. Reap from the health benefits of this easy filtration method.

How does it purify water?

The chemical process of adsorption takes place as activated charcoal reacts with water. Activated charcoal water filter system is able to remove chloride in water. It works as the ions attracts and eventually bonds with the carbon atoms in the charcoal. Try one of our activated carbon water filter.

What is in a water filter?

The process of water system filtration becomes more advanced as it uses more substances to purify water. Most water purifiers are likely to have activated charcoal, but additional filtration substances may vary. Layers of these filters are used to ensure that water is well-purified and safe for drinking. The premium quality water filtration system supplied from Awesome Water Filters has 8 stages. Each stage comes with different purifiers in each level. It provides a premium quality, pure filtered water.

Activated Carbon Water Filters


Primary Filter felt pads – Stage 1
These filter pads trap large particles and sediments that sit in the white dome in the top of our bottle set. It also removes rust and prevents propagation of bacteria that might be present in the water.


KDF, high purity copper zinc formulation – Stage 2
It’s effective in removing chlorine, pesticides, organic matter, heavy metals, iron, lead, nickel, mercury and arsenic. It works by going through a process called redox. It’s a process where their oxidation states changes in order to be effectively filtered.


Activated Carbon – Stage 3
One of the main purifiers found in most water filters.


Mineralised Balls – Stage 4
Mineral Ceramic Balls – Stage 5
These add healthy minerals to your filtered water, such as iron, zinc, lithium, magnesium, potassium and iodine. Therefore, your body needs these minerals to stay healthy and strong.


Activated Carbon, extra layer – Stage 6


Mineralised Balls, extra layer – Stage 7


Ceramic Plate – Stage 8
The antibacterial coating in this ceramic plate eliminates bacteria and parasites such as intestinal parasites & Giardia.
Water filtration is an art and science of bringing safe drinking water to homes and offices. Installing water filters are easy. Water filters need replacement after every 6 months.  Imagine all the hard work that takes place in each filter as these awesome water filters do the work for you. It helps keep you worry-free as you enjoy pure healthy premium quality filtered drinking water at an affordable price. If you would like more information about our premium quality water filtration systems, our experts are happy to discuss our premium quality products with you.

Contact us at Awesome Water Filters today on 1800 789 781 or email us at

Try one of our activated carbon water filter.