UNHOLY WATER! 16 OUT OF 18 WATER SOURCES POLLUTED IN BHAKTAPUR
July 12, 2018 10:00 AM NPT
BHAKTAPUR, July 12: Sixteen of the 18 water sources of Bhaktapur contain chloroform bacteria, according to water test carried out by the District Public Health Office.
“Sixteen of the 18 water sources were polluted, therefore, increasing the risks of water-borne diseases,” Krishna Bahadur Chand, chief of the DPHO said. The office had carried out laboratory test of water samples from 18 sources at Changunarayan, Nangkhel and Suryabinayak.
Only the water at Teendhara source at Katunje of Suryabinayak Municipality-6 and Swasthyachauki, Nagarkot at Changunarayan Municipality-6 was found potable.
Water sources at Muhanpokhari, Nagarkot and Bode are also polluted.