BARIGA: LWC DEBUNKS FEEL OF ALUM IN WATER

The Lagos Water Corporation has debunked feel of Alum in Water supplied to the residents of Bariga. This is contained in a statement issued by the Managing Director, LWC, Engr. Muminu Badmus on Friday 21st April, 2017, in his Ijora Office, Lagos.

In response to the report published in Punch Newspaper, dated Wednesday 19th April, 2017, titled “Water Supply in Bariga”. Engr. Badmus said LWC Water is safe and good for consumption as it is produced in conformity with World Health Organisation’s (WHO) standard.

He stated further that the Quality Assurance Department of Lagos Water Corporation  has visited the streets mentioned in the report, and collected samples of water in the area, which were taken to the laboratory for thorough analysis. The result showed that the Colour, pH (acidity and alkalinity of Water) and Residual Aluminum values are within the acceptable standard, contrary to the report in the Punch Newspaper. The findings are clear indication that the Water is good and safe for use.

While assuring the public on the quality of Water produced by LWC, MD expressed the commitment of the agency in providing potable and uninterrupted Water supply across the State.

Akinmuleya Oluwaferanmi

Head, Corporate Communications Department

LWC

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