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13 brands selling unsafe drinking water in Pakistan, reveals PSQCA

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article image ISLAMABAD: Comparison of analytical findings with permissible limits of Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) has revealed that 13 brands including Aquwa Plus, New Nation, Osam, Well care, Royal Oasis, Blue Plus, Livon, Al-Habib, Aqua National, Nation, Naimat, Siiz Cool, Royal Blue) were found to be unsafe due to chemical contamination. Out of those unsafe brands seven brands including New Nation, Osam, Well care, Aqua National, Nation, Naimat, Siiz Cool) have…Read More

PCRWR report declares 8 water brands unsafe for usage

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) has found eight mineral water brands unsafe for human consumption as they contain chemicals and germs. According to a PCRWR report, water samples of as many as 65 brands were collected from the open markets of Islamabad, Peshawar, Lahore, Bahawalpur, Karachi and Quetta. The report says nature provides water which is essential to sustain life, and access to safe drinking water is the basic human right. But…Read More

PCRWR finds 21 mineral water br and s unsafe

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STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 21 mineral/bottled water brands selling in different cities have been found unsafe for health due to chemical or microbiological contamination. The poor quality of drinking water in the country has forced a large cross-section of citizens to buy bottled water, says a PCRWR report for Jan-March. Comparison of analytical findings with permissible limits of Pakistan Standard Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) has revealed that 21 brands have been found to be unsafe…Read More

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PSQCA finds 31 bottled water br and s unsafe for use

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The Pakistan Standard Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) has revealed that 31 brands of bottled drinking water are found to be unsafe for human use due to chemical or microbiological contamination.According to the monitoring report for the quarter (January-March, 2013), 87 samples of mineral/bottled water brands were collected from Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Sialkot, Multan, D.G.Khan, Tandojam, Karachi, Quetta, Peshawar and Gilgit.The brands found…Read More

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