The Hotel, which is completing a
multi-million dollar refurbishment, joins other elite hotels, health
clubs, and medical facilities around the world in using a NASA patented
silver and copper ionization technology to purify and sanitize the
swimming pool water, minimizing the use of chlorine. The ionization
process effectively destroys algae and bacteria 1,000 times faster than
chlorine alone, and is proven superior against pathogens like E Coli,
AIDS, and Herpes.
Silver and copper have been used for centuries to sanitize water.
Copper is a well-known algaecide while silver is a powerful
bactericide. The ancient Greeks used to drink from silver goblets and
store their water in copper urns. The American pioneer settlers put
silver coins in their barrels of water and milk.
Modern ionization technology was initially developed by NASA for the
drinking water of the Apollo astronauts and is now considered the
future of water sanitation. And today, silver is also used in medicine
and cosmetics to keep out bacteria.
At Meritus Negara, guests can rest assured that they are swimming in
sanitized mineral water with numerous health benefits, and not a