Does your community have a public bottle filling station that offers filtered water? Is that water also treated with a sanitizer such as ozone or UV? How do you feel about sanitizers such as chlorine, ozone and UV. Which one do you want in your drinking water?
Bleach can be used to turn most water into potable water in just a few minutes. I forget the exact ratio of bleach:water, but the end result is that a gallon of bleach can turn gallons upon gallons of water potable.
The only problem with it is that the bleach is still in the water a little bit (it mostly dissolves) and that over time with repeated exposure it can cause damage to your body.
Beyond that, the method has undoubtedly saved thousands of lives.
As for the other methods? I don't know. I'm less worried about clean water than I am about the NDAA and PATRIOT act.
I'm trying to learn how to distill my own water - in a pinch this could probably save a few lives - but I'm sure it would be very expensive on a small scale.
by ngureco 4 years ago
Why should we discard 50 million gallons of drinking water if someone peed into the reservoir?To drain the reservoir, it will cost $100,000 which will have to be passed on to public.
by sharnas 6 years ago
Which are the sources of drinking water in your area?I live in Kerala which known as God's own country. In our area we use wells for water. We get pure water direct from nature.
by Nicole 5 years ago
How can anyone possibly believe our drinking water containing chlorine, fluoride, aluminum and involving a lime softening process (adding calcium hydroxide - a herbicide - the truth behind asbestos ) can possibly be considered anything but poison.This process does not get rid of the blue green...
by Nithya Venkat 5 years ago
Does drinking water on an empty stomach help reduce weight?
by Moushami 23 months ago
Hi Hubbers,I'd like some help with passing the Quality Assessment Process. Will you please give feedback on my Hub Water drinking habit (must be signed in to view). What can I do to improve? Thanks!
by Stephanie 5 years ago
What negative effects can not drinking water daily have on the human body?We all know that drinking water can have positive effects on the human body... but what about those who never drink water and drink mostly things like juice and soda pop daily? What are the short term and long term...
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