Stories Tagged 'Drinking water'
Many villagers in the area have been frequently suffering from dysentery, as the water they drink is feared to have been contaminated
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In what could be a case of caste discrimination and aversion to intercaste marriage, the family and relatives of Sani Rishidev of Sakhma Tol in Budhiganga Rural Municipality-2, Morang, have been barred from using a water source in their own settlement
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Water from all sources—including bottled water, the well and from tankers—in the house of a patient was recently found to have been infected with coliform and E. coli, which has raised concerns among health experts about the quality of drinking water in the city.
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Since the 1980s, the consumption of water has been increasing rampantly, fuelled by a rapidly growing population and changes in socio-economic amelioration As per a United Nations report, global water demand is expected to rise until 2050 by 20-30 percent
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Coliform bacteria have been found in drinking water used by locals at Musikot Municipality-4, in Gulmi district, where, last week, around 150 people were taken ill, some seriously.
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A Dalit settlement in Hardiya of Bara district has been hit hard by a scarcity of drinking water after hand pumps belonging to 64 families were destroyed in the rainstorm of March 31.
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