1.3 Drinking Water

Physical, bacterial and chemical changes in drinking water through the effects of the penac-kat and penac-w43.

The following is an analysis of drinking water in Germany conducted by government approved, independent institutions. These tests were initiated to improve drinking water by a variety of users of the PES. Measurements were taken before and after the installation of the penac-kat and penac-w43 and these were the results:

Physical

 

Before

After

Where

Analysis done by

Colour

light yellow

colourless

Uilderks, Lebrade

Lufa, Kiel

Cloudiness

nearly clear

clear

Uilderks, Lebrade

Lufa, Kiel

Bacteriological

Colony count ml 20C

800

20

Retüt 44, Goch

Lufa, Bonn

Colony count ml 36C

800

10

Retüt 44, Goch

Lufa, Bonn

Coli bacteria

positive

negative

 

Lufa, Bonn

Chemical

Iron

1.29 mg/l

0.07 mg/l

Uilderks, Lebrade

Lufa, Kiel

Manganes

0.24 mg/l

<0.01 mg/l

Uilderks, Lebrade

Lufa, Kiel

Ammonium

0.08 mg/l

<0.03 mg/l

Uilderks, Lebrade

Lufa, Kiel

Nitrite

0.15 mg/l

<0.01 mg/l

Uilderks, Lebrade

Lufa, Bonn

Nitrate

88.20 mg/l

36.50 mg/l

Uilderks, Lebrade

Lufa, Bonn