Drinking water contaminants

The following information are available for specific contaminants in drinking water:

Microbiological contaminants

Chemical contaminants

Aesthetic issues

Safe use of water

Nasal irrigation

The nasal irrigation webpage (HealthyWA) provides further information on water-related health risks associated with nasal irrigation.

More information

Part V of the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (external site) provides further details on the different contaminants in drinking water.

Last reviewed: 08-10-2020
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