Only 36 % Pakistanis getting safe drinking water: WHO report//

November 6, 2017 1:27 pm

ISLAMABAD, Nov 6 :Only 36 percent Pakistani population on average, including 41 percent urban and 32 percent rural is using safe drinking water in the country, a world Health Organization report revealed.Results of the water quality monitoring efforts of Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) indicate that 69 to 85 percent collected samples of water were contaminated. The Ministry of Science and Technology has established 24 Water Quality Monitoring Laboratories all over the country to check quality of water on the provided samples, an official of ministry told APP.

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