Shutdown Creates Covid-19! Water Contamination!

Within the confines of this blog are numerous articles about the dangers of drinking non-chlorinated water. Science textbooks likewise are full of documentation about the need to keep drinking water chlorinated. So accepted is the need for chlorine in drinking water that the EPA, WHO and CDC all mandate that municipal drinking water contain a safe, effective level of chlorine. EPA MANDATE FOR CHLORINE IN DRINKING WATER CDC RECOGNIZES CHLORINE…

Reader Questions – May 2020

Can the same lake have different pH levels in different parts? Absolutely, and actually you will find this to be the norm and not the exception. In a simplistic statement, pH of water measures the amount of Hydrogen available. Many different chemicals, physical conditions, and substances affect the pH of water.For the pH in a body of water to be even close to the same everywhere, it would have to…

Covid-19 And Your Water

Should we be worried about this virus in our water? The answer is both yes, and no. First the good news. It is highly unlikely that you will contract any virus from municipal drinking water. While many consumers don’t like having chlorine in their water, when it comes to viruses, this compound is our best friend. By analytical standards viruses at best have a moderate tolerance to chlorine. From memory…