11 germs that make water ‘poison’
According to the CDC (ref.), the following dangerous germs make water dirty (Contaminated Water Causes).
- E. coli O157
- hepatitis a virus
disease caused by drinking dirty water
According to the information available on WHO, if you drink contaminated and dirty water, then you can come under the grip of 6 diseases (Water Borne Disease). As-
- hepatitis A
1. Best way to clean water
The CDC considers boiling the best way to purify water (How To Boil Water To Purify), which destroys all germs.
- First of all, let the water boil continuously for 1 minute.
- After that let it cool down.
- When the water cools down, fill it in a clean utensil and use it as needed.
2. Use of Disinfectant
If you do not have the facility to boil water, you can also use some disinfectant to clean the water. For this, you can use chlorine bleach, iodine or chlorine dioxide tablet (Tablet To Clean Drinking Water).
3. Portable Filter
Apart from the water filters that are planted in the house, some portable filters also come. Which can eliminate most germs from water. You can use a portable filter with smaller holes. Apart from this, water can also be purified in the following two ways.
4. Ultraviolet Light
5. Solar Disinfection
Disclaimer: This article is for general information only. It cannot be a substitute for any medicine or treatment in any way. Always consult your doctor for more details.