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Contamination of drinking water sources by disease causing microbial agents and chemical toxicants such as pesticides, pharmaceuticals, industrial wastes and fuel components is a growing worldwide problem. Microbiological water contaminants cause diarrhea, flu and other diseases. Many synthetic chemical contaminants bio-accumulate in the human body and cause cancer, birth defects and diseases of the reproductive system, and disrupt endocrine and neurological systems.

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  • Published: 2021