I know how the Mayans collected water but I don't understand how the sand filter they used to filter their water worked?


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Rooster Cogburn , Rooster Cogburn, answered

This article tells some about the system to add onto Sincerity's answer. Check it out.

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HI Amber.  Great question.  Sincerity explained how the sand is able to trap impurities.  Rooster chose another good resource.

This visual might help you further understand.

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