Materials and Chemicals in Drink water
Written on the 23 May 2016 by Peter
The government imposes strict requirements on the quality of drinking water. This means that stringent requirements are being placed on the materials and chemicals that are used in the production and the transport of drinking water. The regulations for materials and chemicals used in drinking water protects the quality of drinking water is Australia and therefore our health. For the production and transport of drinking water a lot of materials and chemicals are used. We are talking about materials and substances that come in contact with the drinking water such as pipes, filters and storage tanks, or by adding chemicals to the drinking water, for example, for water purification. Elements of tap water - What does tap water contain? Drinking water at homes and buildings comes in compact with pipes and devices such as boilers and taps. Intake of substances which are released from these materials or products can have an adverse effect on the quality of drinking water and therefore on our health. All applied chemicals and materials must therefore meet the requirements laid down by the government and councils. The admission process is first assessed whether all applied chemicals and materials down the entry requirements in the Regulations. Thereafter, it is checked whether the end product meets the admission requirements and that the production process is so secured by the company, which also continue to comply delivered products meet the requirements of the Regulations. Only then the certificate is granted. Where does water come from?
To maintain a good quality of drink water in Australia a lot of attention is given in many aspects from the water intake to your tap at home. The water companies analyze the water quality on many parameters. This data and reports includes parameters such as medicines, viruses, bacteria and more. A good water source is essential for drinking water quality. Most drinking water produces in Australia comes from dams and ground water what will needs to be pumped up to the surface. Water - make it safe to drink.