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Cauvery and Kabini river water fit to drink;says study

Prime News, Karnataka, Mysuru, July 5: – The water from the Cauvery and Kabini rivers is fit to drink, declares various government agencies which studied the water for different parameters.

The two major rivers in Mysuru district which supply water to Mysuru and Bengaluru got thumbs up from the agencies which conducted a study to access the quality of water for drinking purpose.

The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) in association with Central Pollution Control Boards studied the two river water on April and May 2017.

According to KSPCB the water samples Of19 Rivers tested across the state. The water samples were analysed for 28 parameters, which include 9 core parameters, 19 Physico-chemical and bacteriological parameters along with field observations.

Eight trace metals and 15 pesticides analysed once in a year to check the water quality.

The report brings many cheers to the people who depend on Cauvery and Kabana river water for drinking and other purposes.

-(NAV, Inputs; Agencies)

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