Microbes, short for micro-organisms, are single-cell life forms that can only be seen through a microscope. Inadequately treated water may contain disease-causing organisms, or pathogens. Pathogens include various types of bacteria, viruses, protozoan parasites, and other organisms.
What pathogens do EPA regulate in drinking water, and what are their health effects?[css3_grid id=’Table_t1_s10′]
What’s in the Water