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The Water Treatment category covers the health issues concerning water treatment. There are many different water treatment methods and processes. The benefits of these treatments are to provide treated water at a reasonable cost. However there may be problems with the treatments in terms of unknown long term health effects. These long term health costs need to be wieghed against alternative water treatments which may have less health risks.
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AquaCrack: dubious "alternative" water-treatment devices
Profiles a variety of water-softening devices that are currently marketed and which range from the scientifically questionable to the crackpot.
Drinking Water Resources
Provides information on the safety and quality of drinking water. Details on contaminants and health effects, particularly on children.
Drinking Water Standards
Several tables showing drinking water standards as set by the US Environmental Protection Agency.
Health Benefits of Drinking Water
A Site that endeavours to make a reader aware of issues that may affect drinking water. Describes why following a 'boil water advisory' can harm the health.
Health Risks from Drinking Demineralized Water
A report from World Health Organization. Shows that demineralized water is highly aggressive in intestines.
The Hidden Dangers of Water
Article on the contamination of drinking water in the US. More than one third of all waterways are reported to be unsuitable for fishing or swimming because of pollution.
Lifewater International
A resource detailing low cost treatment, storage, distribution and sanitation methods to help the rural poor obtain safe water. Designs require Acrobat Reader.
The North Battleford Water Inquiry
Official website with news, transcripts and final submission documents.
Safe Drinking Water Foundation
A non-profit organization intended to educate students about drinking water quality issues. Canada.
Stop water pollution
Non-profit organization which has focused its activities on fighting for every person’s right to have ensured and free access to clean and fresh drinking water.
Water Pollution
A forum covering water pollution issues, including drinking water, hard water, well water, pond water and swimming pool water discussion.
The Hidden Dangers of Water
Article on the contamination of drinking water in the US. More than one third of all waterways are reported to be unsuitable for fishing or swimming because of pollution.
Stop water pollution
Non-profit organization which has focused its activities on fighting for every person’s right to have ensured and free access to clean and fresh drinking water.
Health Benefits of Drinking Water
A Site that endeavours to make a reader aware of issues that may affect drinking water. Describes why following a 'boil water advisory' can harm the health.
Safe Drinking Water Foundation
A non-profit organization intended to educate students about drinking water quality issues. Canada.
AquaCrack: dubious "alternative" water-treatment devices
Profiles a variety of water-softening devices that are currently marketed and which range from the scientifically questionable to the crackpot.
Drinking Water Standards
Several tables showing drinking water standards as set by the US Environmental Protection Agency.
The North Battleford Water Inquiry
Official website with news, transcripts and final submission documents.
Health Risks from Drinking Demineralized Water
A report from World Health Organization. Shows that demineralized water is highly aggressive in intestines.
Drinking Water Resources
Provides information on the safety and quality of drinking water. Details on contaminants and health effects, particularly on children.
Water Pollution
A forum covering water pollution issues, including drinking water, hard water, well water, pond water and swimming pool water discussion.
Lifewater International
A resource detailing low cost treatment, storage, distribution and sanitation methods to help the rural poor obtain safe water. Designs require Acrobat Reader.
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