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Calcium Hypochlorite for Treating Drinking Water, The Good and the Bad

For several years, I have seen many people recommending calcium hypochlorite for water purification.  They are providing correct information in that calcium hypochlorite will treat water if used correctly.  A pound of it will treat thousands of gallons of water … Continue reading

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More on the Chemical Treatment of Water, Including Hydrogen Peroxide

I want to write a bit more about water purification.  Here are some guidelines on the use of calcium to treat water. http://bit.ly/UgeSXC  Again I want to remind you of the dangers of storing calcium hypochlorite.  Read the hazards on … Continue reading

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Using Calcium Hypochlorite to Disinfect Water

Personally, I avoid the use of all chlorines whenever possible.  There are filters on my water system at home to eliminate it. I believe there are better ways of filtering or purifying water in an emergency. But for the benefit … Continue reading

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