What is Asbestos?
It is a group of minerals with thin microscopic fibres that are resistant to heat, fire and chemicals and don’t conduct electricity, due to these traits it has been mined and used in various industries; particularly construction and automotive.
What is sewage?
This may be used to describe raw sewage, sewage sludge, or septic tank waste. Raw sewage is mainly water containing human waste, industrial effluent and debris, such as sanitary towels, condoms, plastic etc. The major source of harmful micro-organisms, including bacteria, viruses and parasites is sewage; although sewage treatment does reduce the water content and removes debris it does not kill or remove all the micro-organisms. Exposure to sewage or its products may result in a number of illnesses.
The presence of damp and mould in your home won’t just affect the look of your house but also your health. There is a musty smell accompanied with lack of ventilation. These smells are associated with damp. The reason why we have more cases of biological agents in our indoor environment is because of the presence of damps and improper ventilation. When there is excess moisture on all indoor materials, there would automatically be the growth of varieties of microbes such as fungi, bacteria, mould and others. All they do is emit cells, spores and volatile organic compounds into the indoor environment. With these negative developments, damps and moulds have been suggested to be capable of creating health problem.
For a long time lead has been considered as a very useful material that can be used for a number of purposes such as electronics, plumbing, paints and a lot more.
But after that studies have shown that this same lead can have harmful effects on the human beings and mainly in the children under the age of six and can also cause damage to the foetus if water that contains lead particles .