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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 the labels and pay attention to them.  It is a strong oxidizer and I have seen it cause fires and explosive reactions.

Another chemical that I occasionally hear about for water treatment is hydrogen peroxide.  It is a chemical compound with many uses.  I have to admit to being a little confused by this chemical.  I have found a lot of conflicting information on the subject of storing it and using it to treat water. …

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