Water

How to Sterilize Water?

Boiling
Boiling

There is a certain type of bacteria that usually forms spores. These spores are generally resistant to boiling. Few strains of bacteria are resistant to the heat which is above the boiling point.

Pressure Cooker
Pressure Cooker

You can use a pressure cooker to sterilizing water. Fill water in a bottle and place it in a cooker. Make sure that bottle cap is loose in order to avoid bursting of the bottle under pressure.

Chlorine
Chlorine

This can also be used for water sterilization. Collect water in a container and wait till the particles in it settle down completely. Clear this water into a clean container and add at least two drops of Clorox bleach.

Ultraviolet Radiation
Ultraviolet Radiation

This works effectively on pathogens. Ultraviolet radiation is used to sterilize large amounts of water. You can do this by pouring the water in a container and allow the particles to settle down. Then pour this clear water into a bottle and place it in sunlight at least for eight hours.

Iodine
Iodine

You can add 2 percent tincture of the iodine to water in order to sterilize it. In order to sterilize a gallon of water you may have to add around 12 drops of this solution.

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