Category Archives: Bacteria

IMPACTS OF FLOODING (CLIMATE CHANGE) ON WATER

Excessive rainstorms and sea level increase will always increase flooding if we don’t deal with global warming. Some places and states are taking action to deal with environment change-related water issues, but many more have yet to begin. 2012’s flooding … Continue reading

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PRESERVING WATER ECOSYSTEMS

Fish, wild birds and creatures depend on water that is clean, just as people do. NRDC works to protect and restore important rivers to ensure that there is enough water streaming to keep these environments unchanged and performing. In the … Continue reading

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ARE YOU GOING FOR A HIKE, THEN MAKE YOUR OWN WATER FILTER

While hiking outdoors or camping, having a water filter is essential since there can never be purified water around. A portable filter can eliminate various contaminants such as bacteria, chemicals and viruses. We have two main types of portable water … Continue reading

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WATER IMPURITIES AND HUMAN HEALTH

In nature, water is never totally pure. No matter how isolated it is from sources of contamination, it will always not be 100% pure. Minerals from soil and rocks and gases from air dissolves in water, therefore changing the characteristics … Continue reading

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TOTAL COLIFORM BACTERIAL TESTING

This is a total count or measure of the level of coliform bacteria in a water sample. It is known as total coliform or T-coli. When water test discloses high or excessive T-coli, a further investigation is needed. If water … Continue reading

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USING REVERSE OSMOSIS WATER FILTER

To use this filter, you need to have all the basic information on how this system works and what it entails before buying and installing. The membrane in RO has very tiny pores through which the contaminants like bacteria and … Continue reading

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USING REVERSE OSMOSIS WATER FILTER

To use this filter, you need to have all the basic information on how this system works and what it entails before buying and installing. The membrane in RO has very tiny pores through which the contaminants like bacteria and … Continue reading

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WATER ANALYSIS; SEPARATION TECHNIQUES

While analyzing or treating water, some measurement require separating the analyte from other substances in water which may interfere with the process. Some separation techniques include; Filtration- this is where water is separated from suspension by passing through a fine-pore … Continue reading

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HOW TO ELIMINATE CONTAMINATION IN YOUR HO– USEHOLD WATER

Household water from water supplies, streams, ponds and cinternsis should continuously be disinfected, especially if it is susceptible to contamination. Initial treatment such as sedimentation, coagulation, and filtration is necessary for suitable supply water. A research done by the EPA … Continue reading

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WILL CALIFORM BACTERIA IN DRINKING WATER MAKE YOU SICK

Presence of caliform bacteria in drinking water should not be a cause of alarm, but rather an indication of the need to treat and prevent water contamination. It is an indication that the source of your drinking water has been … Continue reading

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