Directs officials to maintain schemes, supply pure water to consumers
SRINAGAR Chief Engineer Public Health Engineering (PHE), Engineer Abdul Wahid on Saturday clarified that the drinking water cant cause Hepatitis- C, claiming that the disease is not water borne.
Wahid said the Hepatitis- C is not water borne disease, terming the reports regarding the issue as incorrect.
He said that the drinking water supply cant cause Hepatitis-C disease.
Er Wahid added that the reports are being circulated on social media, showing raw water, claiming that the water is contaminated for drinking purpose, saying that the raw water is being supplied to the people are getting through various processes including filtration, chlorination and others.
He also directed the officials of the PHE department to maintain the water supply schemes and supply pure drinking water to the people. (KNS)