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Waterborne Diseases – Deadly killers in our water!
Now a days the cases of waterborne diseases are alarming, so
it’s necessary to be conscious about drinking water. The
consumption of contaminated water is the main cause of such
diseases. Infected water can adversely affect your overall healthy
life. Hence, it is important to make sure about the sources for
obtaining purified water for final consumption.
So, whenever you pour water from your Water Dispenser you
must know what you are drinking.
It is necessary to pay attention to deadly waterborne diseases,
otherwise these can play havoc in our lives. Some of these
1. Cholera:- A serious disease of the small intestine caused by
water contaminated with bacteria. It causes headache, diarrhoea,
abdominal cramps and vomiting. Another reason can be
consuming fruits and vegetables irrigated with contaminated
water. So, wash your fruits and vegetables wisely in clean water
before you eat.
2. Malaria:- The female Anopheles mosquito transmits malaria.
It breeds in polluted water. Usually malaria fever spreads in
tropical climate. Its symptoms are high fever, shivering and
headache. In worst scenario, it can lead to pneumonia, coma,
severe anaemia and death. For better prevention from this deadly
disease it’s better to keep your surroundings clean and hygienic
and also use mosquito net while sleeping.
3. Hepatitis A:- This infectious disease can spread through
direct contact with the infected person or by consuming unclean
food and water. It affects the liver and may cause fever,
abdominal pain, jaundice, fatigue, nausea, diarrhoea and
depression. Be very careful while drinking water and also ensure
that it is safe and free from contaminants.
4. Diarrhoea :- It is caused due to drinking of impure water.
Waterborne virus, bacteria and other parasites are reasons
behind this. Hence, it is recommended to drink water only from
certified water purifier.
5. Typhoid:- it is also caused by consuming contaminated water
and food. Nausea, headache and loss of appetite are some of the
symptoms of Typhoid. It is caused by bacteria present in impure
Use of RO water purifier is essential as it works on RO
technology to give you safe and clean water.
These are some examples of the most common deadly
waterborne diseases. There are also many other diseases apart
from these. Waterborne diseases are posing a major threat to
human health globally.
Virus, bacteria and protozoa are such kind of micro-organisms
which give rise to many types of waterborne diseases. Lack of
hygiene and shortage of clean drinking water are the concerns
related to health hazards. Globally, waterborne diseases are
becoming one of the many primary reasons of deaths today.
Water pollution spoil the quality of land water as well as sea water
and it is the reason for waterborne illness which is becoming a
critical issue of concern. Although waterborne diseases are the
deadliest but it is not the water that causes harm. The growth of
microorganisms in water is the main reason behind water
So, it becomes more essential to take all the possible remedies to
save water from being contaminated by microbes. Be careful
about the quality of your drinking water. Keep bottles clean and
dry in which water is stored. Always drink pure water. After all
your health and safety is our concern.