Potability of tube wells of Mayyanad panchayat of Kerala

In Mayyanad panchayat of Kerala, drinking water is supplied by Kerala Water Authority through pipelines from 8 tube wells drilled for the purpose. An analysis of water quality showed that the mean water pH was 6.72, the colour and the iron content were above desirable limit and the total and faecal coliform counts were above desirable limit and permissible limits.