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GUWAHATI CITY

Twelve water purification plants installed

STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, June 30: Taking cognizance of the alarming contamination of arsenic and fluoride in the groundwater making it unfit for drinking, the Numaligarh Refinery Ltd and Eureka Forbes Institute of Environment have undertaken a community-driven initiative to make safe drinking water accessible to every individual in various districts of the State. As a part of the initiative, 12 Aquaguard Water Purification Plants were installed in as many locations –9 in schools and 3 in public places. These water purification plants will provide access to healthy drinking water free of cost. Each water plant is operational for approximately 5 hours and can supply up to 14,000 litres of safe drinking water a day.

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