The Pakistan Water Resources Research Council (PCRWR) confirmed that the Lodges of Parliament had no safe drinking water, while only three places in the House of Parliament were providing “safe” drinking water, Geo News learned Friday.
The technical team of the institution took seven water samples from the different locations of the House of Parliament and four of the lodges on December 19, 2019.
“The PCRWR regularly monitors the quality of drinking water in the House of Parliament and the Lodges of Parliament,” the report said.
“The results of the microbiological analysis showed that of 07 water samples collected from the House of Parliament 03 were safe and 04 were not safe and all 04 water samples collected from the Lodges of Parliament were unsafe to drink.”
According to the report, the drinking water that was provided to the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors along with the cafeteria on the ground floor of the House of Parliament was considered unsafe. The first floor cafeteria and the main filter plant in the parking area were providing drinking water, according to the report.
With regard to the Lodges of the Parliament, the report states that blocks F, G, H and the water filtration plant were providing water that was not safe to drink.