Islamabad: Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) in collaboration with World Health Organisation (WHO), has begun work on converting Islamabad into a safe drinking water city, a news source reported. Under the project, dechlorinators will be installed on every tube well in the city. The plan is to convert Islamabad into a model for safe drinking water.
According to PCRWR Chairman Dr Aslam Tahir, on the directions of Federal Science & Technology Minister Azam Swati, discussions were held with WHO’s administration. Now, it has been decided that PCRWR will provide technical support for the project, while WHO has been asked to provide chlorine dosing pumps so that they could be installed on tube wells.
WHO will install the dechlorinators, while PCRWR will monitor them. Work on the project is expected to begin soon.