If the bucket is white, you may be able to see the lake when it has settled by pointing a flashlight down through the liquid near the side of the bucket.
Showing progress during the washing process
After the last wash, and you are satisfied with the clarity of the syphoned water, pour what remains of the liquid through a filter paper, which has been set in a funnel, in turn into a vessel to catch the remainder of the water, leaving the precious lake on the filter paper.
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