Chlorine May Purify Drinking Water, But What Does It Leave Behind?

The use of chlorine to disinfect drinking water is a staple of public health efforts around the world. This purification process has made water-borne diseases like cholera largely a memory in the developed world, but chlorinating drinking water is not without risk. Chlorine can react with organic matter in water creating substances known as disinfection … Continue reading Chlorine May Purify Drinking Water, But What Does It Leave Behind?