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ON ASSESSMENT OF THE QUALITY OF DRINKING TAP WATER IN INDUSTRIAL CITY FOR LONG PERIOD

S.V. Kapranov, G.G. Krivutsa

State Establishment  “Alchevsk city sanitary and epidemiological station Luhansk Region”

Communal Enterprise “Alchevsk Industrial management of water supply and sanitation”

Alchevsk,Ukraine

e-mail: Kapranova-volkova@rambler.ru 

The modern condition of the problem of population supply by good-quality of drinking water is presented in the article. Hygienic assessment of quality for drinking tap water of industry city Alchevsk for long-term period was executed. It was found that the main risk to the health of children and adults in connection with the use of drinking water in the raw form, due to its high level of total hardness, mineralization, sulfates and chlorides. It was shown that the quality of tap water mainly depends on the quality of water in the central water supply sources. The problems for priority implementation of measures to improve the supply and quality of drinking water were identified.

The measures to improve water quality and prevent diseases of children and adults from exposure to the water factor were developed.

Key words: drinking water quality, total hardness, mineralization, sulfates and chlorides.

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19.07.2013 at 4:40 pm