1 - Potential health effects from ingestion of water
2 - Sources of contaminant in drinking water
2 - Corrosion of galvanized pipes; erosion of natural deposits; discharge
from metal refineries; runoff from waste batteries and paints
1 - Some people who use water containing chromium well in excess of
the MCL over many years could experience allergic dermatitis
2 - Discharge from steel and pulp mills; erosion of natural deposits
1 - Short term exposure: Gastrointestinal distress.
Long term exposure: Liver or kidney damage. Those with Wilson's Disease
should consult their personal doctor if their water systems exceed the
copper action level.
2 - Corrosion of household plumbing systems; erosion of natural deposits;
leaching from wood preservatives
1.Nerve damage or thyroid problems