Materials List: Making Dirty Water Drinkable!

Note: Most supplies are available online or in a local hardware store.

  • Materials to build the water bottle:
    • different types of plastic water bottles (these can be recycled items brought in from home)
    • coffee filter paper
    • Whatman filter paper, available online
    • mesh (several different varieties; thin and heavy duty)
    • hot glue guns and glue sticks
    • scissors
    • rubber bands
    • air conditioning filter paper
  • Equipment for water quality test:
    • pH meter or pH strips, available online
    • beaker
    • water quality test strips
    • dirty water (either from a local water source or handmade)
    • distilled water