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Posts published in “Day: November 29, 2018”

Water from Mawphlang dam contains aluminium: Test report 

High Court asks PHE Dept to take action HP NEWS SERVICE Shillong, Nov 28: Test on the samples of drinking water supplied to residents of Shillong city by PHE Department from its Mawphlang dam has revealed that greasy like film appearing on the surface of the treated water is composed of very fine particles lighter than water which contains mostly aluminium, silicon and oxygen. The test conducted by NEHU stated that the residual aluminium found in the grease like film in concentration above permissible limits most likely originated from alum or aluminium sulfate AI2 (SO4)3 which is used as a…