Ritik kumar 248 Questions 725 Answers 2 Best Answers 88 Points View Profile 16 Ritik kumarRookie Asked: November 29, 20202020-11-29T17:38:36+00:00 2020-11-29T17:38:36+00:00In: Science Bleaching powder is used in drinking water as a/an? 16 bleaching powder Share Facebook 1 Answer Voted Oldest Recent adityamodi Jhumri Telaiya , Koderma jharkhand, India 53 Questions 391 Answers 2 Best Answers 1,676 Points View Profile adityamodi Guru 2021-02-05T04:58:32+00:00Added an answer on February 5, 2021 at 4:58 am Bleaching powder which is chemically called as calcium oxychloride (CaOCl2) is an active agent which is used to kill germs and bacteria in drinking water. … So bleaching powder is widely used as a disinfectant agent. 1 Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp You must login to add an answer. Username or email* Password* Remember Me! Forgot Password?