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HindustanTimes Thu,28 Aug 2014

DJB rejects report on water samples

PTI  New Delhi, April 28, 2013
First Published: 00:14 IST(28/4/2013) | Last Updated: 00:16 IST(28/4/2013)

The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Saturday rebutted the report of North Delhi Municipal Corporation that said that almost 10% of drinking water samples collected from areas under the civic body were found unfit for consumption.

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The north corporation had on Friday said that 151 water samples collected from various areas were tested jointly by the civic body and the DJB. “Neither such an exercise has been carried out in the presence of DJB officers concerned nor have the results claimed been shared and verified with DJB,” said a DJB official.

The official said a joint testing of water samples was carried out by the DJB and the north corporation recently in Rohini, Pitampura and Sarswati Vihar between March 21 and April 25 and all samples were found fit for drinking.


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