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A filter is a device which removes impurities from water by means of a fine physical barrier. Filters are used to cleanse water for irrigation, drinking water, aquariums, and swimming pools. Water (from the Old English word wæter; c. ... Irrigation in the Heart of the Sahara Irrigation (in agriculture) is the replacement or supplementation of rainfall with water from another source in order to grow crops. ... Drinking water is water that is intended to be drunk by humans. ... A 335,000 US gallon (1. ... 50 meter indoor swimming pool For the 2003 film, see Swimming Pool. ...


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A media filter is a type of filter utilizing a bed of sand, crushed granite or other material to filter water for drinking, swimming pools, aquaculture, irrigation, and other applications. ... A screen filter is a type of filter utilizing a rigid or flexible screen to separate sand and other fine particles out of water for irrigation or other applications. ... A disk filter is a type of water filter similar to a screen filter, except that the filter cartridge is made of a number of disks stacked on top of each other like a pile of poker chips. ...

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Filter (water) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (358 words)
A water filter is a device which removes impurities from water by means of a fine physical barrier, chemical processes and or biological process.
Filters are used to cleanse water for irrigation, drinking water, aquariums, and swimming pools.
Water filters are primarily used to soften water and remove chemicals such as chlorine.
Drinking Water Filters, Shower Water Filters, Filtration Systems, Water Filter (547 words)
Under the sink water filters are typically used where cabinet space is available under the kitchen sink and a permenant installation is desired.
Countertop water filters are typically used when a temporary installation is desired, such as in apartments, in a vacation cabin, or where a faucet hole is not available for an under sink installation, or where under the counter space is not available.
Filtered water coolers provide hot and cold water that is fresh and clean, with no need for those heavy water bottles.
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