Contaminated Water Will Be Investigated in Kaushambi, Adjacent to Delhi, DM Ordered

Contaminated Water Will Be Investigated in Kaushambi, Adjacent to Delhi, DM Ordered

After failing in the underground water test in Kaushambi, Ghaziabad, the District Magistrate has called a meeting of the concerned officers and ordered an inquiry. In the next few days, the task force constituted will send water samples for testing.

In fact, in a lab in Delhi, Kaushambi Apartment Resident Welfare Association (Caravan) got the water tested, in which twice the amount of chloride and four times the amount of TDS was found. These water samples were taken from Kamadgiri, Vindhyachal and Sumeru Towers.

It was tested at the National Test House in Kamla Nehru Nagar and a lab in Delhi. At the same time, all three water samples failed in the investigation.

However, after the news came in the media, District Magistrate Rakesh Kumar Singh called a meeting on Wednesday in which the Regional Officer of Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board besides other concerned officers were involved.

In the meeting, the DM has asked to get the water samples tested again. At the same time, he has been asked to submit the report in a month.

It has been made clear in the meeting that in Kaushambi, rain water harvesting systems should be made in all the societies under Caravan. The more water that is stored, the more clean the groundwater will be.

Earlier (Caravan) had issued a guideline in all the apartments that people should not use underground water for drinking, otherwise they may suffer from cancer, kidney and liver disease.

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