Chlorine Gas On Its Way Out?

Chlorine Gas

Disinfection with chlorine gas is alive and well in Pennsylvania; primarily in rural areas where there’s no reason to use anything else.  There are a number of reasons to keep your chlorine gas system; simplicity, low maintenance, low cost, it’s safe and it’s efficient.  What a great way to disinfect both water and wastewater.  Think about what it costs to produce and distribute Sodium Hypochlorite considering it’s 85% water.  In 30 years of working with chlorine gas feed systems throughout the US and abroad, I have never encountered a major gas leak.

I’m interested in your experience with chlorine gas; are you using it now, are you considering a change?