Effect of Unsafe Drinking Water: Outbreak of Diarrhoea in Kolkata

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As per the latest reports, many people are affected by the disease diarrhoea in Kolkata due to consumption of unsafe Drinking Water and at least 28 people have been hospitalized.

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Mayor of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) Sovan Chatterjee said that, it is not yet proved that outbreak of diarrhoea has caused due to unsafe Drinking Water supplied by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation. Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) had started taking action and collected water samples from 82 locations and water treatment plants at Dhapa and the Garden Reach area of the city for testing.

People Trust on Packaged Drinking Water!

Residents in Kolkata have stopped using water supplied by KMC due to outbreak of diarrhoea. KMC has sent water tankers but residents are more relying on packaged drinking water for clean and pure drinking water.