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How to Make Drinking Water Safer with Natural Disinfection Processes

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  • In third-world countries, sunlight exposure is often used to help make water safer, but this natural disinfection process can take anywhere from six to 48 hours (depending on cloud cover and so on)
  • Researchers have discovered that adding lime juice to the water, and then exposing it to sunlight, make this disinfection method even more powerful, significantly reducing levels of bacteria like E. coli in just 30 minutes
  • Natural disinfection processes like these could have an extremely beneficial impact in countries that don’t have ready access to clean drinking water
  • In the United States, most municipal water supplies use chlorine as a disinfectant, which creates disinfection byproducts (DBPs) linked to cancer, reproductive problems and other health risks; a whole house water filtration system is the easiest way to avoid these risks

By Dr. Mercola

It's estimated that half of all hospital beds in the world are occupied by people who have become sick from drinking contaminated water. In fact, over 1 billion people (or about one-sixth of the world's population) do not have access to safe drinking water, and millions in developing countries die each year from water-related diseases.1


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