Plastic particles in drinking water

Tests on major brands of bottled water have found that nearly all of them contained tiny particles of plastic.

In the largest investigation of its kind, 250 bottles bought in nine different countries were examined.

Research led by journalism organisation Orb Media discovered an average of 10 plastic particles per litre, each larger than the width of a human hair.

Companies whose brands were tested told the BBC that their bottling plants were operated to the highest standards.

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Bob Tooke SMWMSoc.

Bob Tooke is a Director and original founder of Amphibia. He has worked in the Building Services industry for over 35 years and more specifically in the water hygiene sector for almost 30 years. Bob has a broad experience of Building Services maintenance and water and air hygiene control. He is a senior member of the UK Water Management Society having sat on the council for a number of years.

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