Chlorine/Chloramines

Dec 18 2014
Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants...
Mar 27 2012
The Water Quality Assn.’s Guidelines for Disinfection and Sanitization of Water Treatment Equipment recommend that equipment be disinfected every six...
Mar 27 2012
Homeowners with a private well as their primary drinking water source are responsible for ensuring the safety of their water. According to the U.S....
Oct 26 2011
There are many forces driving water treatment and quality assurance practices: efficacy, reliability, health and safety, cost, practicability,...
Jul 14 2011
Water is the most important natural resource in our environment, and it is used daily. If water was a pure substance it could be used without concern...
Feb 19 2009
In 2006, the W.R. Wise Water Treatment Plant in Greenwood, S.C., converted its disinfection system from gaseous chlorine to onsite generation of...
Aug 25 2008
This year marks the 100th anniversary of one of the most important public health achievements in American history—the chlorination of drinking water...
May 21 2008
The swimming pool field has traits that are unique and similar to other water treatment applications. The biggest difference, however, revolves...
Mar 27 2008
More than three million people around the world die every year from drinking unsafe water. Most of these people are children. A May 2000 incident in...
Feb 11 2008
Just 35 miles northeast of Topeka, Kan., is a small town nestled in the countryside called Oskaloosa. Here you will find an authentic old-time soda...
Jan 28 2008
Within the last twenty years, calcium hypochlorite has proven to be an excellent alternative to gaseous chlorine and liquid bleach. Calcium...
Jul 2 2007
Why tablet chlorination can be a safe & cost-effective alternative to the traditional chlorination methods of gas and liquid Tablet chlorination...
Mar 7 2007
Rural and municipal water distribution systems have chlorinated drinking water supplies for more than 70 years. Chlorine residuals must be present at...
Jun 29 2006
Arizona Located about 30 miles southeast of Phoenix, the Chandler Heights Citrus and Irrigation District system was originally designed for...
Dec 1 2004
In the rush to move away from gaseous chlorine for disinfection, many industrial applications have quickly run to sodium hypochlorite. Bleach, the...
Oct 8 2004
Currently in the U.S., 283.7 million people obtain their water supply from public water systems, while 42 million have private drinking water...
Nov 20 2003
The Desert Pain Institute of Mesa, Ariz., wanted an ecologically sound disinfection option for the therapeutic pools and spa in its new facility....
Oct 31 2003
Researchers from the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium set out to study whether exposure to nitrogen trichloride in indoor chlorinated pools...
Aug 18 2003
Water chlorination has been one of the greatest innovations of the last century. The technology not only has made our drinking water safe, it has...
Jun 20 2003
If you live in a city such as New York, San Francisco or Chicago that is on a large body of water, would you be able to tell if your drinking water...