Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Monday flagged off two mobile water testing laboratories to ensure safe and potable water supply in rural areas.
The labs, funded by PHED department will help onsite testing of different water quality parameters like pH, Alkalinity, TDS, Hardness, Residual Chlorine, Ammonia, Nitrite, Fluoride, Turbidity of water samples.
Congratulating the PHED, Chief Minister Khandu said the mobile labs will travel across the state to quickly identify the water quality problem on the spot.
He said rural people are not much aware about benefits of clean drinking water. Besides offering on spot testing of water quality, the mobile lab will also spread awareness about clean drinking water.
The CM informed that the two mobile labs procured will spread out in eastern and western part of Arunachal to cover all the rural areas. He also said the mobile vans are equipped with all latest facilities for effective surveillance of drinking water.