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Don’t Let your Swimming Pool Backwash Water Damage the Environment

Used since the early 1900s, chlorine is one of the most widely produced industrial chemicals. About 10 million metric tons are manufactured in the US each year – $72 billion worth. Annually, approximately 5%, or 1.2 billion pounds of the chlorine manufactured is used for wastewater treatment and drinking water “purification.” The lethal liquid or […]

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Ultraviolet Water Treatment

Best Ultraviolet-Wavelength for Keeping Water Free of Microorganisms Determined Does your drinking water smell foul, or are you worried that chemicals might be damaging your family’s health? Water treatment facilities currently use chlorine that produces carcinogenic by-products to keep your tap water clean, but Tel Aviv University scientists have determined that ultra-violet (UV) light might […]

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