Untreated Water

Unpotable water that has not been subjected to any process designed to remove contaminants or organisms
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Residents in the Lamu Old Town, Shella, Manda, Kashmir, Bombay, India and Wiyoni areas had to use untreated water from open wells.
During a televised news conference, Abu Faour said the final deadline for all factories to take measures to prevent polluted waste and untreated water from entering the river was Sept.
Amoebic dysentery is a parasitic infection of the colon and is most common in tropical areas with untreated water.
Another resident Mwero Salim said a health crisis is looming in the county as people have been forced to drink untreated water from rivers and wells.
He said that most hepatitis cases were reported in Sindh because freshwater bodies had been contaminated by poisonous effluent of industries and this untreated water was being supplied to people in different districts whereas groundwater resources had already turned brackish.
Internally, says the recent study conducted by a BUET team, this sector poses a threat to environment by way of releasing untreated water into different water bodies around.
As the principal offtaker for desalinated, filtered water as well as treated and untreated water, WEC will conduct a competitive process to select the firms that will provide advisory services for these sewage projects.- TradeArabia News Service
He said that the plant is supplied with untreated water from the Rabigh Dam storage reservoir, which has a capacity of about 220 million cubic meters.
Increasing dumping of hazardous waste, including cow dung, untreated water, and industrial waste, and a large quantity of plastic into the sea is severely affecting the fisheries resources, which in turn negatively impacts the economic conditions of fishing communities highly dependent on these resources.
Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu traced on Friday the origin of untreated water wastes that flow out to the Manila Bay.