A Public Health Anniversary: US Drinking Water Chlorination
Water Quality & Health Council

Monday, September 26, 2016, marks the 108th anniversary of the first continuous use of chlorine to disinfect a public drinking water supply in the US.  Do you know which American city debuted chlorinated drinking water in the fall of 1908?  Can you imagine the relief of local public health officials when typhoid fever death rates plummeted?  Grab a refreshing glass of H2O and read the full story here!

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