Evaluating drinking water quality in New York city

A safe drinking water supply is the backbone of economy as well as the health of citizens of a country. Citizens of a country having no access to safe drinking water are at a high risk of getting water borne diseases. CDC estimates that healthcare cost of infectious waterborne disease in the United States tops USD 3.3 billion, and more than 6,600 deaths are linked to illnesses spread by water. Reports suggests that United States has the safest drinking water in the world