Chlorine Theory and Measurements

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Chlorine Theory and Measurements

Chlorine, dissolved in liquid, is one of the most effective and economical germ-killers for the treatment of water to make it potable or safe to drink. Chlorine’s powerful disinfectant qualities come from its ability to bond with and destroy the outer surfaces of bacteria and viruses. Drinking water chlorination is one of the most widely used methods to safeguard drinking water supplies. In addition to water disinfection, chlorine and its derivatives are used to treat sewage and industrial effluent, and as household and industrial bleaches (eg., to control biological agent growth in water filled industrial systems) to maintain and improve hygiene standards

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2017-05-15T18:50:57+00:00 November 6th, 2005|