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TWC 2.0 – What’s in Chapter Two?

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What’s in Chapter Two?

  • In this chapter we provide an understanding of how your public water supplier treats your water before it gets to you. This includes a look at how water is made safe to drink, through disinfection and flocculation.
  • In Chapter One we looked at the dissolved material in water. In this chapter we look at the undissolved solids known as colloids. We learn how it is that a substance that is not dissolved can still float.
  • We look at chemical contaminants that can get into your water — such as salt, or nitrates that come from the use of pesticides in agriculture.

A photo showing two water samples. The right-side sample has a high turbidity.

 

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