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MNAs being provided unsafe drinking water: report

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The Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) confirmed that the Parliament Lodges did not have safe drinking water while only three locations in the Parliament House were providing "Safe" drinking water, Geo News learnt on Friday. 

The report of the PCRWR showing Parliament house and lodges have unsafe drinking water. — Photo: Geo News  

The technical team of the institution took seven water samples from the different locations of the Parliament House and four from the lodges on December 19, 2019.

“The PCRWR is regularly monitoring the drinking water quality of Parliament House and Parliament Lodges," stated the report. 

“The results of microbiological analysis showed that out of 07 water samples collected from Parliament House 03 were safe and 04 were unsafe and all 04 water samples collected from Parliament Lodges were unsafe for drinking purposes.” 

According to the report, drinking water being provided to the 2nd, 3rd, 4th floor along with the ground floor cafeteria of the Parliament House were deemed unsafe. The 1st floor cafeteria and the main filter plant in the parking area were providing safe drinking water, said the report. 

As far as the Parliament Lodges are concerned, the report states that blocks F, G, H and the water filtration plant were all providing water which was unsafe for drinking.