What is Drinking Water Chlorination?

Drinking water chlorination is the addition of chlorine to drinking water systems. It is the most common type of drinking water disinfection. Disinfection kills bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms that cause disease and immediate illness. Chlorine is effective and continues to keep the water safe as it travels from the well sites to the consumer's tap.

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1. What is Drinking Water Chlorination?
2. Is chlorinated water safe to drink?
3. Why is Kingsburg chlorinating its water now?
4. Who is overseeing the chlorination and TCP treatment process?
5. Where can I find more information?
6. Who can I contact for more information?