Bleach / Sodium Hypochlorite; advantages and disadvantages in the water industry
Bleach Sodium Hypochlorite; advantages and disadvantages in the water industry

Sodium hypochlorite is a chemical compound with the formula NaClO. It is composed of a sodium cation (Na+) and a hypochlorite anion (ClO−);  When dissolved in water sodium hypochlorite is commonly known as bleach or liquid bleach.  It is frequently used as a disinfectant or a bleaching agent. The mixture of sodium peroxide (Na2O2) and hydrochloric acid, which react to produce sodium hypochlorite. is also termed as oxone.

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Chlorine Gas; advantages and disadvantages in the water industry
Chlorine Gas; advantages and disadvantages in the water industry

Chlorine gas is a chemical element with symbol Cl and atomic number 17 Chlorine is a yellow-green gas at room temperature. It is an extremely reactive element and a strong oxidising agent.Chlorine gas; advantages:Chlorine is a good bacterial disinfectant requiring short to moderate contact times. Its chemistry is very well understood having been used for disinfection for more than 200 years.In a […]

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Scottish Water test site to improve global drinking water
Scottish Water test site to improve global drinking water

Fife-based Bridge Biotechnology has become one of the first Scottish firms to test its technology at Scottish Water’s first-of-a-kind innovation development centre near Inverness after landing support from the Hydro Nation Water Innovation Service (HNWS) and partial funding from Scottish Enterprise.The Dunfermline firm, which designs, manufactures and markets sustainable technologies across a range of sectors, […]

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ESOL drinking water approval
ESOL drinking water approval

Our ESOL electrolysed water technology has been given drinking water approval ESOL has been approved under regulation 31 of the Water Supply Regulations 2000 for use in public water supplies in the UK. What does this mean? Chlorine (hypochlorite) is added to our tap water to kill bacteria and microbes in tap water. Although deemed […]

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