How To Purify Water In Monsoon Season?by Priti Das Marketing Executive
Most diseases are water-borne and therefore water needs to be taken extra care of in the rainy season. Sometimes even if the water looks clear, it could have organisms in it that could make you fall sick. In the rainy season, water contamination is more common and therefore one of the biggest health concerns. Most water that we use is stored inside the water storage tanks for multi-purpose uses. However, plastic water storage tanks from Penguin Tank is the best quality water tank for string water irrespective of seasons. Penguin tanks are an ideal solution to water storage requirements that keeps the water fresh and safe for drinking and other uses throughout the year.
This rainy season, learn to keep the water safe, clean and palatable to ensure yours and your family’s health.
Boil the water
Boiling the water is one of the most effective and easiest ways of disinfecting the water. Boil the water for around 10 to 15 minutes to kill all bacterias, viruses, protozoan, and other pathogens. Cool it and store it in clean utensils.
Chlorine is a good agent to purify water. It is a less expensive option as you get the chorine tablets easily in the market. Just put the tablets in the water containers. After four to five hours, the water becomes clean and clear, safe to use. A 20 mg tablet is sufficient to treat five liters of water.
Bleach can kill some organisms that may be present in the water. Add eight drops of regular unscented liquid household bleach in four liters of water. Stir it well and let it stand for 30 minutes before using it.
Alum or fitkari for sedimentation
Sometimes the stored water looks cloudy and unclear. Sedimentation is a simple process used to remove turbidity in water by making the suspended particles settles down. To purify the contaminated water at home, a small piece of alum can be added and left untouched for a couple of hours. After some time, the impurities will get collected at the bottom of the utensil.
Follow these tips to purify water and enjoy the monsoons. Install the best quality water storage tank for your domestic or commercial property from Penguin Tank.
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