islamabad - Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) has declared the water being supplied from the water filtration plants of CDA as fit and safe for drinking purpose as per health standard of World Health Organization (WHO).

The PCRWR has sent its report to CDA in this regard. On the directions of Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA) Maroof Afzal, samples of water from different water filtration plants installed in various sectors were collected by PCRWR, which were analysed. After detailed test it was reported that the water is safe for drinking as per international standards of World Health Organisation (WHO). The purpose was aimed to ensure provision of safe and clean drinking water to the residents of the federal capital.

Meanwhile, Chairman CDA, Maroof Afzal directed the Water Supply Wing to carry out inspection of the water filtration plants in the city on regular basis to ensure supply of clean drinking water to residents of the capital city. He also directed the concerned formation of the authority for timely necessary repair and maintenance of the water filtration plants in the city.

He asked the water supply wing to ensure replacement of water filters on regular basis and maintain its record.