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Making water safe for Human Consumption

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The water can be made safe by using following procedure at Home. 1. Straining: Before filling, put a clean muslin cloth on the mouth of the pot and let the waer filter or strain through it. Remember that straining helps only in removing solid particles. 2. Boiling: Boiled water is safe to drink. Boiling water vigorously for twenty minutes kills many disease causing germs that may contain. 3. Bleaching: Take fresh bleaching powder and mix one tea spoon in a glass of water. Bleaching powder generates chlorine which helps in killing the germs.

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