ANÁLISE ORGANOLÉPTICA (COR E GOSTO) DA ÁGUA FORNECIDA PELO SISTEMA PÚBLICO DE ABASTECIMENTO DO MUNICÍPIO DE ITABAIANA/SE
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Water plays a key role for human survival and for the development of societies. It is known, however, that it is becoming increasingly insufficient to meet the supply demand on the Planet. Even though Brazil has large water bodies, the country suffers from uneven water distribution along with poor water quality. The objective of this study was to verify the color and taste parameters of water supplied by the public water supply system in the city of Itabaiana/SE. The methodology used consisted of bibliographical researches, analyzes of water samples collected in the Serrano neighborhood and the application of questionnaires with questions related to the public water supply system. The results presented values above that established by the Potability Directives 518/2007 and 2,914 / 2011 regarding the parameters color and taste, and the interviews conducted with the residents of the Serrano neighborhood highlight the dissatisfaction and insecurity in relation to the Public Water Supply System.