Battle of the Disinfectants

Chlorine is and has been the No. 1 disinfectant used by water treatment systems throughout the world for more than 100 years. Currently, a majority of municipal water systems use chlorine to disinfect their drinking water. Recently, though, concerns over chlorine’s limitations have emerged, and research into alternative disinfectants is ongoing.

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New disinfection options may provide alternatives to traditional chlorine

About The Author: 

Dean Jarog is laboratory analyst for the Water Quality Assn. Jarog can be reached at djarog@wqa.org or 630.929.2544

Publication Date: 
June 3, 2013
Activation Date: 
June 3, 2013
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Sciessent LLC

Sciessent, owner of the Agion branded antimicrobial technology provides customized antimicrobial solutions based on naturally-occurring silver that continuously inhibit the growth of bacteria, mold and fungus. Agion’s antimicrobial technology is used in the consumer products, construction, food and water, textiles, and healthcare industries and has been incorporated into a variety of products

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