A Summary of Methods of Removing Chlorine From Water

26 Apr.,2022

Chlorine is one of the easiest water contaminants to remove. Most utilities use chlorine to disinfect municipal water, this ensures that any bacteria and germs collected along the water are killed, the problem is that your tap water has a chlorine taste/odor. In this quick guide, YAMTOP will explain how to remove chlorine from water and recommend the best chlorine removal methods on the market.

 

Chlorine is one of the easiest water contaminants to remove. Most utilities use chlorine to disinfect municipal water, this ensures that any bacteria and germs collected along the water are killed, the problem is that your tap water has a chlorine taste/odor. This is something that most people find unpleasant. 
What may affect you is the chlorine that you may inhale when you shower with chlorinated water. It can cause inflammation of the eyes, nose and throat. Showering with chlorinated water can also cause dry and itchy skin, especially for people with sensitive skin.
In this quick guide, Boron trifluoride will explain how to remove chlorine from water and recommend the best chlorine removal methods on the market.


Aluminum Oxide Products

YAMTOP activated alumina dechlorinators are highly effective dechlorinators with a wide temperature range, high low temperature activity and good water resistance. In the petrochemical production process, chlorine in the raw gas can cause poisoning of a variety of catalysts and adsorbents, rendering the adsorbent and catalytic properties ineffective and affecting the normal operation of production. Usually solids are used to dechlorinate from the chlorinating agent in the gas.
Dechlorination ceramic ball is a very popular material for dechlorination water purification. It is widely used in water purifiers, faucets, showers and other equipment because of its advantages such as dual use for hot and cold water, odorless, dustless and harmless.
Dechlorination ceramic balls are mainly made of mineral raw materials such as calcium sulfite, and it is food grade dechlorination ceramic balls. Compared with traditional activated carbon and other dechlorination products, the production cost is lower and the dechlorination effect is better.

 

A Summary of Methods of Removing Chlorine From Water

 

Carbon Filtration

Activated carbon filters are the easiest and most convenient way to reduce chlorine levels in water. Carbon filters remove chlorine using a catalytic reduction reaction in which the chlorine is converted to chloride ions.
Activated carbon filters are very effective at removing chlorine, with most being able to reduce it by more than 99%. The great advantage of carbon filtration is that it works very quickly. Cost is another advantage. Carbon filters are cheap and affordable even for whole house dechlorination systems.

 

Distillation

Distillation is another efficient way to remove chlorine from water. Because chlorine has a lower boiling point than water, dechlorination distillers use a slightly different method of chlorine removal than other impurities with higher boiling points.
They are designed to allow the chlorine vapor to escape separately from the water vapor. This removes about 93%-97% of the chlorine. Some stills have carbon filters that can increase the chlorine reduction to 99%.

 

Chemical purification

You can add chemicals to your water that react with chlorine and reduce its levels. Examples include sodium sulfite, sodium thiosulfate and potassium metabisulfite.
The disadvantage of using these chemicals is that the water may not be suitable for drinking later. If you want to dechlorinate your drinking water, we recommend using ascorbic acid (vitamin C). It reduces chlorine without affecting the taste and smell of the water.
 


FAQ's of chlorine in water

Can a water filter remove all chlorine?

No water filter can remove 100% of the chlorine. Most chlorine filters can remove 90% to 97% of chlorine, with some high performance filters capable of filtering out over 99% of the chemical once it is removed.

Can boiling water remove chlorine? 

Yes. Boiling is an effective way to remove chlorine from small amounts of water. That's because chlorine has a lower boiling point than water. Let the water boil for about 20 minutes to remove the smell and taste of chlorine.

Will a water softener remove chlorine? 

No. Water softeners only remove calcium, magnesium, iron and other mineral ions. They will not remove chemicals such as chlorine, chloramines, pesticides or VOCs.

What is the best method? 

Boiling is a good way to remove chlorine from water that has a limited amount of it. You can also let the water sit, preferably in the sun, and the chlorine will evaporate. If you leave chlorinated water anywhere long enough, the chlorine will eventually find its way out of the water.

 

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