The Pros And Cons Of Using Bottle Water

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Research Summary:
Based on this website, there are 3 types of treatment that water undergo in order to purify itself. Firstly, is chlorination, chlorination and fluoridation and final distribution. This shows efficiently how water is treated in peel region. This is much important Wa
1. Chlorination involves the conventional method which involves four procedures, firstly, coagulation, flocculation, Sedimentation, dual media filtration.

Coagulation involves the addition of a chemical which is either aluminum or salt to dissolve into the raw. This then helps the solids and organics mix in the raw water effectively.

Flocculation – Since particles have a neutral charge and stick
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Distribution – The final process of this step is to distribute the water to homes and offices through the medium of pipes, reservoirs, and pumping stations. In peel region, there is 4400 kilometers of underground pipe. Diameters of pipes can reach up till 8 feet. Summary:
This website shows the cons of using bottle water. Bottle water has many negative impacts towards humans such as the chemicals, contaminants, pollution, price. These factors cause the health of humans to decrease based on these actions.
Chemicals – Mixed into the water when bottled water is exposed to too much of sunlight. This causes the chemicals within the plastic itself to dissolve within the water. This essentially causes the water is being more toxic which can be harmful towards our body.
Pollution – Pollution is an important factor to consider at the 21st century. With factors such as global warming, and other natural disasters occurring, pollution is getting worse every time. In order to make the plastic bottles, 17 millions of gallons of oil is required to produce the plastic in the bottle water yearly. This mean that in a year there would be around 1 million cars fueled for a
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Around 13% of Torontonians are drinking water with excess amount of lead in it. This lead is supposedly to come from the aging pips either from the pipelines of the city itself or the pipes found in the owner’s property
• Bottled water and tap water also have some traces of contaminants in it which does not pose threats however it is not safe to be drinking these micro-organisms, disinfectants or organic chemicals that can be found.
• Bottled water packaging contains many dangers with associated to the leached chemicals present in the plastic of bottle. Toxic materials have many extend on the human health, from dizziness to nausea to potentially death. Other chemicals found in the plastic is bisphenol, a chemical used in the making of toys and food supplies/containers. These chemicals cause negative impacts toward one’s health with the potential of affecting the brain, female reproductive system and even their immune system.
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