Identification of clean water:
Although it is difficult to identify whether water is safe for consumption by its appearance, there are few physical indicators that can help in identifying that whether the water is drinkable or not. Focusing on following point before consumption of water can help in decreasing the chances of diseases:
- The container holding the water should be visibly clean
- The container holding the water should always be covered.
- The water should be visibly clear. If the water is brown or yellowish in colour, it should not be consumed.
- The water should be visibly free from particles.