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Over 98% water samples collected found fit to drink, claims Delhi Jal Board

DJB claimed the BIS report that said Delhi's water was unfit for drinking was "meant to create chaos ahead of the elections in the city"

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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DJB collected over 4,200 water samples for testing in the last 10 days. Representational

The on Wednesday said it collected over 4,200 water samples for testing in the last 10 days from across the capital and more than 98 percent of them were found fit for drinking.

"We collected water 4,204 samples from the entire city in the last 10 days. Of them, 4,128 were found satisfactory," DJB vice chairman Dinesh Mohaniya said at a press conference.

He claimed the Bureau of Indian Standards report that said Delhi's water was unfit for drinking was "meant to create chaos ahead of the elections in the city".

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First Published: Wed, December 04 2019. 16:35 IST
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