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What Are Water Purification Tablets?

 A lot of water-borne diseases have cropped up lately. In order to lead a healthy life, it is imperative that the water that you use is clean and pure. For this purpose, there are many methods available. Water purification tablets is one of the most effective methods used. They are the self-sufficient devices with radiant tablets that provide safe drinking water by killing the micro-organisms present in water. This chemical containing tablet’s objective is to clean the contaminated or unclean water and convert it into harmless drinking water as it is highly vigilant against bacteria. These water purification tablets are commonly used in households that can only obtain water from harmful or unprocessed sources, for example, lakes, rivers and fields, etc. These tablets are programmed to work at microscopic point and uses techniques that disinfect the unclean water.

 Water purification tablets are most commonly made up of either chlorine as it appears to be a familiar purifier or iodine as it can also help in wiping out the bacteria. Chlorine is so efficient that even a small amount of it can kill major bacteria present in water. These purification tablets help in protecting us from major diseases that can potentially cause serious illnesses. These diseases include all water borne diseases, cholera, infections and diarrhea caused from the bacteria, spores and other micro-organisms in water. Regardless of the tablet’s efficiency of killing bacteria, it does not always depend on a tablet’s chemical ingredients, but the following features of water also play an integral role in the purification of water: ph, temperature and lucidity.

 Water purification tablets are used worldwide specially for emergencies and are used by all aid companies and NGOs for obtaining clean drinking water in emergency situations. They specially come handy in a disastrous situation or in a water crisis when the clean water is rare and other water sources become contaminated and spread diseases by its harful contents and bacteria. That is when these tablets play an integral role of providing victims with guaranteed safe water. Even in hospitals, these tablets are highly recommended for surface disinfections and care facilities. 

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 This water purification tablet ensures a safe and healthy life. It provides a simple solution from the life threatening problems that unclean or contaminated water could possibly cause. It is important that even if you have a reliable source of water purification, there must always be a backup plan. In case, you opt for boiling as an alternative, make sure that the fuel needs have been catered to. There are also problems with taste of water after it has been treated with iodine purification tablets. To eradicate that, Vitamin C can be added after the purification process is completed.

By Anushay Q., published at 07/14/2011
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