Delhi govt to form 32 teams to collect 1400 water samples test results in one month
| Tuesday | 19th November, 2019
New Delhi: The Delhi government will set up 32 teams to collect water samples from each ward in the national capital, test them and put the results in public domain within a month, officials said on Tuesday.
This comes days after a Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) report stated that drinking water in the city failed quality test.
Total 1,400 water samples will be tested on 29 parameters, most important being turbidity, pH levels, calcium, magnisium, hardness etc, he said.
The report said that water samples from Delhi failed on 19 of the 28 parameters.
Kejriwal had on Monday accused the central ministers of playing "dirty politicis" and scaring people by saying that the city's drinking water is poisonous.
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