Published On: Sat, Dec 21st, 2013
Published in Category: Islamabad

Waster of 14 filtration plants found unwholesome for health in federal capital

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ISLAMABAD: Water of 14 filtration plants in federal capital has been found unsafe and injurious to health. As per latest report evolved by Capital Development Authority (CDA) central engineering laboratory, samples of water from filtration plants operating in different sectors of federal capital were obtained and got tested in the laboratory. Water in respect of 14 out of 28 water filtration plants was found insecure for the health.

The water was found unsafe for health in respect of filtration plants located in the sectors including G-11/2, G-11/3, G-10/3, F-10/1, G-9/2 (Green Belt), G-8/1, G-7/3-1 (Noor Qadimi Masjid), G-6 Bazaar, Ministers enclave, parliament house, I-10/1, I-10/2 (Alkhidmat), I-10/4 and G-9/4 (FIA Headquarters).

Water of filtration plants located in F-9 Park, G-7/4, Parliament lodges, Aiwan-e-Sadr colony and I-10 Markaz was found safe for health because chlorine was used to purify water.

Plants functioning in G-8/2, G-7/2 Ali Masjid, G-7/2 Sitara market, G-6/1-4 (Aabpara market), G-6/2 , F-6/1, Hazrat Bari complex, I-8/1 Green belt and I-8/3 were found fully safe. .

UV-Lamps of 14 out of 28 filtration plants were found unworkable.

The citizens have demanded of the CDA to ensure strict monitoring of working of filtration plants.
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