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Chlorine in Drinking Water: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Chlorine in Drinking Water: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Chlorine is by far the most commonly used water disinfectant worldwide. Today, about 98% of U.S. municipalities use some chlorine-related process to treat their drinking water, thanks to the chemical’s wide-scale availability, low cost, ease of use, and proficiency at destroying germs. When chlorine…