As we all know that water is an important element to regulate body so drinking water should be pure and hygienic. Otherwise, people may suffer from various water-borne diseases. Yearly many people are dying due to lack of pure drinking water especially pregnant women and children are more suffering from this problem.
Water quality testing is important because it identifies contaminants and prevents water born disease. Source of water is an important factor in providing safe household water. Wells, lakes, ponds and rain water are all sources of household water, but they must be tested to maintain public health standards. Sometimes household water contains bacteria, viruses and parasites so need to identify by testing.
Bodies of water such as oceans, seas, lakes, ponds, swimming pools, hot tubs and water parks may contain germs that can cause recreational water illnesses. These illnesses include stomach, ear, and skin infections, but diarrhea is the most frequently reported illness. Ideally, public and private recreational water areas should be tested at least once a week or more often if possible.
Animals get some of their nutrients and minerals from the water that they drink. And, poor quality water can impact their health and ability to produce. Therefore the quality of their water should meet specific quality parameters.
Fruit and vegetable crops and the soil that they are grown in, depend on quality water that will provide the right amount of nutrients and sustain or improve yield and quality. Major concerns of agricultural water for crops are salinity, infiltration and toxicity categories. So the water testing is essential in agriculture also.