Ozone vs. Chlorine

23rd Apr 2020

Ozone vs. Chlorine

Ozone vs. Chlorine in Water

ACTION IN WATER CHLORINE OZONE
Oxidation Potential (Volts) 1.36 2.07
Disinfection: Bacteria Viruses Moderate Excellent
Environmentally Friendly No Yes
Color Removal Moderate Excellent
Carcinogen Formation Likely Unlikely
Organics Oxidation Moderate High
Micro Flocculation None Moderate
pH Effect Variable Lowers
Water Half-Life 2-3 Hours 20 Min.
Operation Hazards: Skin Toxicity / Inhalation Toxicity High / High Moderate / High
Implementation Complexity Low High
Capitol Cost Low High
Monthly Use Cost Moderate-High Low
Air Pre-treatment None Extensive