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  1. Sulfate

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1504

    GENERAL INFORMATION Sulfate is a substance that occurs naturally in drinking water. HEALTH EFFECTS ... People unaccustomed to drinking water with elevated levels of sulfate can experience diarrhea and ... exceeds 250 mg/L, a bitter or medicinal taste may render the water unpleasant to drink. High sulfate ...

  2. Antimony

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1506

    to low levels of it every day, primarily in food, drinking water, and air. It may be found in in the ... Some people who drink water containing antimony well in excess of the MCL over many years could ... RESOURCES Ohio Department of Health- Private Water Systems Program- Water Quality USEPA- Water: Drinking ...

  3. Aluminum

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1505

    is so common and widespread in the environment, exposure cannot be avoided. Drinking water is not ... Alzheimer's disease. AESTHETIC EFFECTS High levels of aluminum in your drinking water may turn the water to ... are higher than.2 mg/l in the drinking water, treatment options for your private water system should ...

  4. Toluene

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1596

    chemical use for toluene is to make benzene and urethane. The major source of toluene in drinking water is ... discharge from petroleum factories. HEALTH EFFECTS Some people who drink water containing toluene well in ... the entire house. WEBSITE RESOURCES USEPA- Water: Basic Information about Regulated Drinking Water ...

  5. Selenium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1524

    agents, and photographic emulsions. The major sources of selenium in drinking water are discharge from ... However, exposure to high levels can cause adverse health effects. Some people who drink water containing ... : Drinking Water Contaminants- Drinking Water Contaminants USEPA- Water: Basic Information about Regulated ...

  6. Nitrate (as N)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1536

    GENERAL INFORMATION Nitrates (NO 3) in drinking water usually originates from fertilizers or from ... months who drink water containing nitrate in excess of the MCL could become seriously ill and, if ... Program- Water Quality- Nitrate USEPA- Nutrient Pollution CDC- Drinking Water- Nitrate and Drinking Water ...

  7. Potassium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1502

    are exposed to it primarily through food. The most common source of potassium in drinking water are ... significantly increase the levels of potassium in drinking water, even at water hardness levels considered to be ... acceptable. HEALTH EFFECTS Potassium in drinking water does not pose a health risk in healthy individuals. ...

  8. Alpha emitters

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1542

    GENERAL INFORMATION Most drinking water sources have very low levels of radioactive contaminants ... ("radionuclides"), most of which are naturally occurring, although contamination of drinking water sources from ... EFFECTS Some people who drink water containing alpha emitters in excess of the MCL over many years may ...

  9. Cadmium

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1512

    batteries, pigments, metal coatings, and plastics. HEALTH EFFECTS Drinking water with very high levels ... Private Water Systems Program- Water Quality USEPA- Water: Drinking Water Contaminants- Drinking Water ... Contaminants USEPA- Water: Basic Information about Regulated Drinking Water Contaminants- Basic Information ...

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