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Contaminant Health Effects Sediment Filter Ultra Violet Deionisation Distillation Activated Carbon Reverse Osmosis
Alga Not Harmful Yes Yes No Yes No Yes
Aluminium Alzheimers No No Yes Yes No Yes
Ammonia Dysphonia No No Yes No No Yes
Arsenic Death No No Yes Yes No Yes
Atrazine Affects Reproductive System No No No No Par* Yes
Bacteria Various Disease No Yes No Yes No Yes
Cadmium Lung Damage and Death No No Yes Yes No Yes
Calcium Kidney Stones and Sclerosis No No Yes Yes No Yes
Chlorides Various Disease No No Yes Yes No Yes
Chlorine Carcinogenic, Heart Trouble No No No Par* Yes Yes
Chromium Cancer and Death No No Yes Yes No Yes
Copper Damage Liver and Kidneys No No Yes Yes No Yes
Cryptosporidium Severe Diarrhoea No Par* No Yes No Yes
Detergents Various Disease No No Par* Yes Yes Yes
Fluorides Effects Thyroid Gland No No Yes Yes No Yes
Iron Haemochromatosis No No Yes Yes No Yes
Lead Impaired Mental Function No No Yes Yes No Yes
Magnesium Carcinogenic No No Yes Yes No Yes
Manganese Neurological Problems No No Yes Yes No Yes
Mercury Neurological Problems No No No Par No Yes

* Par = partial removal