“As everyone knows, many municipal water systems use chlorine to disinfect water.
Often, the use of chlorine is combined with other purification systems such as filtration and ultra violet treatments. All you have to do is sniff your water tap water – it’s no secret. Why chlorine? Simple – it works.
It just so happens that Sodium Hypochlorite is the active ingredient in common household bleach.
Sodium Hypochlorite is the source of chlorine in bleach. Most ‘off-the-shelf’ bleach products will contain in between 4 and 6% available chlorine. It is in this range that all of the below information and ratios are based.
You will want to read the label and verify this first – otherwise you are just guessing…”
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had to do this at hospital during Hurricane Agnes in June of 1972Reply