Majority of Sindh province compelled to drink contaminated water

Saturday 15 July 2017 2 months ago 43   Karachi   Print

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Report  Web Desk : KARACHI:Majority of Sindh Province is compelled to use contaminated water for drinking purpose. A recent report has revealed that 90 per cent of drinking water samples collected from Karachi are unfit for human consumption and a significant portion is tainted with human waste. Human waste was found in 33pc of water samples collected from Karachi, added the report. Similarly, water samples collected from other cities and towns of Sindh were also found to be mostly unfit for human consumption. Human waste was found in 75pc of samples from Thatta, 60pc samples from Larkana, 42pc of samples from Hyderabad and 36pc samples obtained from Jamshoro. Other towns in Sindh were effected in a similar manner, further said the report. Water samples collected from hospitals across the province were also hazardous for human consumption. The report said water samples from 71 hospitals in 14 districts of Sindh were tested, with 88pc of water samples found to be dangerous for consumption. 02