Water is essential for life, we can live without food for days but we can’t live without water. The more water is necessary to survive, the more it is important to drink safe and clean water. But unfortunately, in Pakistan, there are many areas where people are deprived of safe drinking water. It is extremely disappointing to know that Karachi as being the largest city of Pakistan also lacks access to safe and clean drinking water. Whatever the reason is behind this, you can’t compromise over this. The government should definitely take steps to resolve the safe drinking water shortage in Karachi but as long as it doesn’t happen you should make your water safe on your own by the help of these simple methods. You can also take help from the best general physician in any gastric or bowel issue.
Boiling is the simplest way among water purification methods to cleanse water that is unsafe to drink. Put the water in a pan and bring it to a rapid boil. Hold water at a boil for one minute, then remove it from the heat and allow it to cool before drinking.
Water can also be made safe for drinking by remedying with liquid household chlorine bleach. It may add a strange taste to your water but its advantage is that it only takes a little bleach to treat a gallon of water. It is also cheap to buy and easily accessible to every store.
You can add iodine tablets to treat drinking water. In case, you don’t have access to iodine tablets, you can use a 2 percent iodine tincture. Yes, iodine has the biggest impact on taste but it is nothing compared with the potentially deadly consequences of drinking impure water.
These are the simplest and easiest methods of water purification. So, whenever you doubt drinking water, purify it by any of the above-mentioned methods. It will be good for your health. However, if you have any medical condition, consult with the doctor to know if water purified from these methods safe for you or not.
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