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Water testing (Sociology)

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Water testing (Sociology)

  1. 1. WATER TESTING Chemical analysis of drinking water: ORDER: 1. Organic and inorganic chemicals contribute to taste 2. More cardiovascular diseases in soft water areas 3. Water with high iron concentration leads to liver diseases
  2. 2. Chlorides • High chloride content may harm growing plants
  3. 3. Colour : • Colour in water due to iron and industrial waste
  4. 4. Solids: • Water with higher solids content has laxative effect
  5. 5. Copper: • Copper salts poisonous to some Biota
  6. 6. Fluoride: • Fluoride causes dental and skeletal fluorosis
  7. 7. Pesticides: • The residue of pesticides are found in bore well • Absolute soft water is tasteless • Hard water is useful to growth of children due to presence of calcium iron • Iron is an essential element in human nutrition • Long time consumption of drinking water with high concentration of iron can lead to liver diseases

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