Cyanide in Water


Source of Cyanide in Water: Cyanide (CN-) is often used to make manufacturing compounds and synthetic fibers which is why it is usually found in waste water from metal finishing operations. One of the more common types of cyanide is hydrogen cyanide (HCN). Hydrogen cyanide is a colorless gas but can sometimes have a bitter almond-like odor. The MCL level for cyanide is 0.2 mg/L.

Symptoms of Cyanide: Cyanide is extremely toxic and is not commonly found at significant levels in drinking water. If it is found in drinking water supplies and wells, it is typically a sign that industrial waste has been improperly disposed of. People who drink water that contains high levels of cyanide could have damage to their thyroid and liver. Nerve damage may also occur. 

Treatment Solutions for Cyanide in Water: Chlorine can be added to water to remove cyanide, but this is often not the best solution for residential homeowners. Instead, reverse osmosis will remove 90-95% of cyanide from water, and is considered as one of the best cyanide water treatment options. However, since cyanide in drinking water sources is quite rare, well owners should test the water first before purchasing filtration solutions. 


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