A sand carbon filter serves as a reliable option to treat contaminants of water by using an activated carbon filter and sand. The sand of this water filtering system is effective in capturing contaminated particles and its activated carbon filter efficiently absorbs different organic compounds and chemicals. The sand carbon filter is an effective solution to deal with iron and the turbidity of water. It also improves the taste of water and eliminates the unpleasant smell of chlorine. Moreover, this filtering system is instrumental in the removal of heavy metal content like lead present in untreated groundwater.