The water can be made safe by using following procedure at Home.
1. Straining: Before filling, put a clean muslin cloth on the mouth of the pot and let the waer filter or strain through it. Remember that straining helps only in removing solid particles.
2. Boiling: Boiled water is safe to drink. Boiling water vigorously for twenty minutes kills many disease causing germs that may contain.
3. Bleaching: Take fresh bleaching powder and mix one tea spoon in a glass of water. Bleaching powder generates chlorine which helps in killing the germs.