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Grassroots-level workers trained on water quality testing

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By EMN Updated: Aug 20, 2020 12:56 am
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Trainees with resource person from PHED in Dimapur on August 19.

Dimapur, Aug. 19 (EMN): The Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), rural division, Dimapur conducted a training on water quality monitoring and surveillance for grassroots-level workers on Wednesday at its office complex.

The programme was sponsored by the Sanitation and WSSO, PHED and organised by the DWSM, PHED rural division of Dimapur, an update informed.

Speaking on water quality standards, the resource person, state chemist PHED Roland Kikon, emphasised on the importance of ‘test before taste’ and advised the trainees to know their water quality before consuming.

He also explained how water can be physically, chemically and biologically contaminated and excessive contamination can cause health problems.

DWSM chemist Tzutipokla Longkumer gave a detailed description on the contents of the field testing kit and hands on demonstration of the field testing kit procedure.

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By EMN Updated: Aug 20, 2020 12:56:21 am