Water which is safe for drinking is called Potable water

Water is purified to make it safe to drink


How is Water made Potable(Safe to Drink)


Use of household filters

In homes,different filters are used 

Example -Candle type filters


Water is Boiled

When water is boiled,it kills the germs in water



Chlorine tablets are added in water to make it safe to drink.

This is called Chlorination

Note - Using more chlorine than specified is harmful for body

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