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WATER DISINFECTION TECHNOLOGIES
QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE

 

Product Attribute Flocculation-Disinfection NaDCC Tablets Liquid Chlorine (Bleach) Iodine Tablets Chlorine Dioxide Tablets
  NaDCC-Based
(Watermaker)
CalHypo-Based
(Other)
Clarifies Turbid Water 5 5 1 1 1 1
Removes Tannins/Colour 5 4 1 1 1 1
Taste of Treated Water 4 4 2 2 1 3
Removes Cysts & Parasites 4 4 3 3 3 4
Secondary effects on water (discoloration) 5 4 5 5 5 5
Cost per Litre 4 3 5 1 5 5
Cost of Transportation 4 3 5 1 5 5
Ease of Use 4 3 5 3 2 5
Ease of storage 5 5 5 3 5 5
Active Ingredient Stability (Min 36 Months) 5 5 5 1 5 4
TOTAL 45 44 37 21 38 38

Key Ratings:

5 - Excellent

4 - Very Good

3 - Good

2 - Average

1 - Poor