Chlorate continues to be a much-watched contaminant by both regulatory bodies and the water industry, and several studies regarding chlorate in drinking water have shed light on the factors that influence chlorate introduction. In delivered hypochlorite used for disinfection, chlorate mainly arises as a degradation product of hypochlorite ions. This degradation is exacerbated by several factors, including the freshness of the solution, the concentration of delivered solution, and storage temperature. Learn more about how technology is addressing this concern.
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