Quality assessment of some bottled water produced in Okitipupa, Ondo state, Nigeria

Folorunso Femi Adekunle, Folorunso Aderonke Similoluwa, Oyebamiji Abel Kolawole, Akintelu Sunday Adewale

Abstract

The aim of this study was to assess the safety level of some bottled water produced in Okitipupa, Ondo State Nigeria. Several packs of bottled water were obtained from three different manufacturers. Some physicochemical parameters and heavy metals were investigated to assess the quality of the bottle water using standard methods. The results from the physicochemical parameters and heavy metals were in with World Health Organization (WHO) standard for drinking water when compared. This study confirmed that the analyzed bottled water has good quality. Therefore, these bottled water are said to be safe for drinking.

Keywords

physico-chemical parameters; heavy metals; bottled water; atomic absorption spectrophotometer

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