How much chlorine is in your water?

Author : teriann

The recent controversy over the low levels of chlorine in the water below the Cross roads area of Kingston, Jamaica makes me wonder about the chlorine levels in other areas.

Are chlorine levels routinely checked or is it a once in a while activity? Are there any ways for consumers to know if the level of cholrine in their water is adequate?

I remember having an issue with “white water” as I called it because the water was so full of chlorine it had turned the water white for a while.

I certainly have a lot of questions about this issue. In the meantime until we know the answers be safe and boil your drinking water.

What do you think of the issue? Let me hear from You! See article below.

Teri Ann Renee Paisley (Gleaner on-line writer)


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7 Responses to “How much chlorine is in your water?”

  1. Bob says:

    We in Jamaica are not thinking and are not enervated enough to simply get some charcoal, and pound it up and fashioned a filter system over out tap, and run the water through it, there is no better filter than that!..

  2. Kenjam2 says:

    I once was told that the ‘white in the water’ is not really excess chlorine, but whenever there is a lock-off and the water returns it usually have that appearance…which is caused by the excess ‘gas bubbles’ or excess gas in the line.

  3. onedrap says:

    I’m ignorant to the level of Chlorine in my tap water but I would welcome a detail report from the NWC about how they monitor these matters. I’m stunned by the charcoal revelation I need to research that.

  4. OMG! says:

    MORE CHLORINE!! Are you out of your mind???? Chlorine is poisonous to the human body!!!! We need clean water but NOT MORE CHLORINE!!

  5. Bob says:

    One drop go and check out Britter filters. you will discover that they are using charcoal in their filters!. Its no secret.

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