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|Cite as Steve McCrosky, Chris Watkins, Curt Beckmann (2021). "Water quality". Appropedia. Retrieved 2021-10-18.|
The health impact of water is mainly due to pathogens. However, dissolved substances can sometimes have an effect. Due to arsenic contamination of groundwaterW, the acute effect of bacterial disease has been replaced by a slower health problem - probably better than a quick death from cholera, but very serious nonetheless.