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The water identity card

9 July 2018 - Communications - Education -

The “Water Quality Identity Card” distributed in the city of Palermo and in the municipalities managed by AMAP.

Drinking water quality is guaranteed by AMAP SPA starting from our underground and surface sources right up to our users’ taps.

Water supplied to the households of people served by AMAP tastes good and is free from bacteria or pollutants which are harmful to health. Tap water is ideal for daily consumption by the whole family, including infants and the elderly.

Typical chemical and physical average values of water.

Parameter Unit of measurement Values in concentration
Distributed water
Parameter value DL 31/01
pH pH unit 7,5 6,5 – 9,5
Conductivity µS/cm a 20° C 791 2500
Dry weight content mg/l 514 Recommended max value 1500
Calcium mg/l 86,1
Magnesium mg/l 27,3
Sodium mg/l 58,8 200
Potassium mg/l 5,0 10
Chloride mg/l 69,7 250
Nitrate mg/l 8,3 50
Sulphate mg/l 167,3 250
Ammonium mg/l < 0,05 0,5
Nitrite mg/l < 0,05 0,50
Fluoride mg/l 0,35 1,50
Hardness °F 32,5 Recommended value 15-50
Iron µg/l 24,1 200
Manganese µg/l 14,8 50
Aluminum µg/l 83 200
Cadmium µg/l <1 5
Chrome µg/l <1 50
Lead µg/l <1 25
Nickel µg/l <2 20
Coliform bacteria n°/100ml 0 0
Escherichia Coli n°/100ml 0 0
Enterococchi n°/100ml 0 0

*The symbol “<” indicates values below the limit of detection of the instrument.

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