Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, the East Coast is really taking a beating from the weather, making this an important time to review how to use Clorox® Disinfecting Bleach for emergency disinfection of drinking water. It’s not always practical in an emergency situation to boil water for 1 minute to make it safe to drink (especially if you are one of the 5 million people without any power right now, or the 1.5 million people who have been evacuated). Here are some things to remember when treating water with Clorox® Disinfecting Bleach:
|Amount of Water||Amount of Clorox® Disinfecting Bleach|
|1 quart||4 drops|
|1.75 gallons||25 drops or ¼ tsp.|
Here are some other important things to remember.