7 Muktsar faculties fail water purity take a look at in August
Muktsar, September 18
Of the 24 water samples collected by the Well being Division from varied authorities faculties and waterworks within the district in August, 10 have failed the potability take a look at.
Notably, all these faculties and waterworks are in Malout subdivision. After getting the report, the Well being Division has now written to the departments involved to vary the water supply instantly.
The colleges that failed the water potability take a look at are Authorities Major College, Sikhwala; Authorities Senior Secondary College, Sikhwala; Authorities Major College, Roranwali; Authorities Excessive College, Karam Patti; Authorities Major College, Karam Patti; Authorities Major College, Burj Sidhwan; Authorities Major College, Alamwala II.
Sources mentioned the water samples have been collected from faucets and had bacterial contamination. Additional, the waterworks of Alamwala, Raniwala and Sikhwala villages, too, have did not clear the potability take a look at.
Notably, the water samples are despatched to the State Public Well being Laboratory at Kharar for testing.
Dr Ranju Singla, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Muktsar, mentioned: “Our groups randomly acquire water samples. After getting the take a look at reviews, we instantly ask the departments involved to vary their supply of water. Additional, chlorination is really useful for the water supply.”