Water Quality

BRANAE PARKER, DESTINY BUTLER, MAKENZIE POLLARD, AND NIGEL

What is water quality?

Water quality is the chemical physical and biological characteristics of water.

What is tap water and where does it come from?

Tap water is directly from a faucet or tap that has not been purified or distilled, or otherwise treated. Tap water comes from from either surface water or ground water.

What is water quality tested for?

Water quality is tested for Ph., dissolved oxygen, temperature, fecal coliform, phosphates, nitrates, biochemical oxygen demands, total dissolved solids, and turbidity.

What is domestic water?

Domestic water is water used at home indoor and outdoor purpose. An example of domestic water is drinking, bathing, and preparing food.

Why is water quality important to us?

Water quality is important to us because it allows us to determine the toxins in water that are not beneficial to the human race. Ph. of water determines the toxin affects in liquids. Every living organism on Earth has to have water to survive. Also, water quality can influence environment health.

HOW TO TEST DRINKING WATER QUALITY