Thous and s of samples pending at water testing lab

STAFF REPORT ISB: Faulty apparatus at a premier national water quality laboratory in Islamabad has caused pendency of thousand of water samples sent in for testing.
According to an official, photometer equipment in the National Water Quality Laboratory (NWQL), which works under the PCRWR, has been out of order for the last two months.
The official said that the department receives at least 40 to 50 water samples on a daily basis from areas including Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Jhelum,

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Court seeks drinking water samples in Lahore

STAFF REPORT LHR: The Lahore High Court has directed the Water and Sanitation Authority to collect water samples from different parts of the city and submit a report after getting it tested from Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research laboratory.

The court was hearing a case against non-provision of clean drinking water in different areas of Lahore. The petitioner’s counsel contended in the court that it was the responsibility of WASA to provide clean drinking water

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