Yes! The use of Chlorine in our drinking water processes are needed for health and safety reasons. Chlorine is the safest, most effective chemical to use for disinfecting of water and it also controls diseases such as: Cholera, Dysentery, Typhoid Fever, Legionnaire's Disease, and Giardiasis.
The accumulation of Methane is an inevitable byproduct of wastewater treatment processes and treatment of sludge. It is captured and beneficially used to produce heat and electricity at our Wastewater Treatment Plant.