Activated carbon is generally used to remove colour from the raw water, effluent etc., it is also used to remove odor, suspended solids, organic matter (upto some extent)
activated carbon has various applications in :
thermal & nuclear power station
breweries & distilleries
absorption of dissloved organic matter
deodorization of gelatine and liquefied petroleum jelly
bleaching & deodorizing of vegetable oils, edible oils & fats
for removing undesirable components & colour correction in all types of industries.