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Depending on the region, water contains varying levels of :

  • Parasites
  • Nitrates, pesticides, herbicides
  • Chlorine
  • Heavy metals
  • Chemical substances, medicinal product residue, radon

Parasites, bacteria, viruses

These are micro-organisms such as cryptosporidium and giardia, often of animal or human origin, transmitted by the faecal-oral route

Nitrates, pesticides, herbicides

can cause significant damage to the central nervous system. Toxic effects on the liver


Chlorine and its organic compounds, including trichloromethanes which are believed to be carcinogenic, can also cause nerve damage and metabolic disorders

Heavy metals

lead, copper, aluminium, mercury, etc.

Chemical substances, medicinal product residue, radon

e.g. bisphenol A and oestradiol: can cause hormonal imbalances.
Radon is radioactive.