# How does Calcium Hypochlorite disinfect water?

## Could you please explain that in a couple of sentences? What part of Ca(ClO)2 acts as a disinfectant and how?

$C a {\left(O C l\right)}_{2} + 2 {H}_{2} O r i g h t \le f t h a r p \infty n s 2 H O C l + C {a}^{+ 2} + 2 O {H}^{-}$