Monitoring and reduction of chlorine in drinking water

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Short description: We need a tool for monitoring and reducing the use of chlorine preparations in the drinking water supply. The drinking water provided by utility companies often requires the introduction of chlorine preparations in higher concentrations than necessary, which reacts to carcinogenic THMs.

Market potential: So far, this problem has not been solved because there was no suitable technology on the market.

Timing: The issue is current and timeless.

Desired result: The aim is to comprehensively ensure control over the quality of drinking water without the use of external laboratories, which need several days to deliver the results. the desire of water utilities is to reduce chlorine in the network to the lowest value, which still ensures a safe water supply.

Information on challenge owner: City/municipality.

Keywords: Water; Supply System; Chlorine Reduction; Online monitoring tool; Drinking Water quality; Healthy water

type of
Hardware solution, Service development, Software solution,
Industry Sector
For Who
Public body, institution or other non-profit organisation
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