Irish Water have consecutively failed to meet safety standards for bromate, nickel, nitrite, copper, pesticides, arsenic, fluoride, lead, trihalomethanes (THM) so no matter what you think about the addition of hexafluorosilicic acid to drinking water as a public health measure it is in our water in illegal and unsafe amounts hence by definition poses a risk to public health.
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The water-borne pathogen cryptosporidium was detected in Dublin’s water supply in February 2012. The council said it had notified the Health Service Executive & the Environmental Protection Agency of the findings. It is not uncommon to find minute traces of cryptosporidium in the water supply, noting that there were five such finds in Dublin last year and three in January this year.
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Last time it was the dreaded Cryptosporidium , an insidious little critter that was the cause of a numerous bouts of gastroenteritis. Well to combat that problem it seems that the cure may be worse than the original problem. We have now been warned that the amount of something called trihalomethanes (THMs) is way over the recommended limit.
Read more: Trihalomethanes In Galway Water