2. Chemical Treatments.
The term “chemical” water treatments is a bit confusing, but these are actually one of the most common methods for treating contaminated water. For example, you can buy water treatment tablets or drops to put in unsafe water to kill bacteria, parasites, and viruses. Pros: Bleach is cheap and readily available, Kills most common threats, Portable. Cons: Doesn’t remove sediment from water, May create a bad taste, You have to let the water sit before using, Doesn’t remove chemical threats