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Table 2

Myanmarese, Japanese, and WHO guideline values for drinking water

ParametersUnitsMNDWQSWHO Guideline values for drinking water (2017) Japan Drinking Water Quality Standard
pH No unit 6.5–8.5 6.5–8.5 5.8–8.6 
Turbidity NTU N/A 
Hardness mg L−1 500 500 N/A 
Iron mg L−1 0.3 0.3 
E. coli CFU 100 mL−1 
Coliforms CFU 100 mL−1 N/A 
Free chlorine mg L−1 N/A 0.2–0.5 N/A 
HPC CFU mL−1 N/A N/A 2,000 
DOC mg L−1 N/A N/A 
ParametersUnitsMNDWQSWHO Guideline values for drinking water (2017) Japan Drinking Water Quality Standard
pH No unit 6.5–8.5 6.5–8.5 5.8–8.6 
Turbidity NTU N/A 
Hardness mg L−1 500 500 N/A 
Iron mg L−1 0.3 0.3 
E. coli CFU 100 mL−1 
Coliforms CFU 100 mL−1 N/A 
Free chlorine mg L−1 N/A 0.2–0.5 N/A 
HPC CFU mL−1 N/A N/A 2,000 
DOC mg L−1 N/A N/A 

N/A, not applicable; CFU, colony forming unit.

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