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‘Quality of drinking water’ – Kuwait leads Arab countries

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7, (KUNA): Undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Mohammad Bushehri said Friday the World Health Organization (WHO) rated Kuwait as the top Arab country in terms of the quality of sanitation, drinking water and hygiene. WHO assessment comes in recognition of Kuwait’s relentless efforts …

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Water filters in schools polluted

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: Many parents have warned their children against drinking the water from chillers at their schools due to pollution of the filters, reports Al-Rai daily. The parents supported their claim by filming the dirty water with its rusty colored filters, which indicate the schools are inadequately prepared …

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‘Drinking water produced by Zour Distillation Plant safe’

MEW in coordination with KISR, EPA take samples for testing: Bo Shehri KUWAIT CITY, Aug 16: Ministry of Electricity and Water Undersecretary Eng Muhammad Bo Shehri has reassured citizens and expatriates that the country’s water production is at its best; with strategic water reserve of 3,900 million gallons. In an …

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Ministry ensures that water coming from power stations is pollution-free

Automated telephone lines disconnection suspended KUWAIT CITY, May 24: The Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) ensures that water coming from power stations is pollution- free by strictly complying with the Environment Public Authority (EPA) regulations, reports Al-Anba daily quoting Minister Essam Al-Marzouq. Commenting on a video clip about unknown …

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Water meters installation underway; Crisis between landlords and tenants

KUWAIT CITY, May 18: Is the reduction in rents a “price” for the water bill? Well, we have to wait until August 22, as a new phase for tenants of investment apartments will begin with the introduction of new tariffs for water prices, which has risen from 800 fils to …

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KISR collects water samples

KUWAIT CITY, May 4: The relevant departments at Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) raised suspicions on the red spot seen recently at Shuwaikh Port, so they collected samples to determine if it is poisonous or not, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources explained the country usually witnesses such a …

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Plant expansion to boost provision of treated water – ‘Zour station’ tenders to open next week

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28: The Ministry of Public Works will expand Sulaibiya and Umm Al-Haiman water treatment plants which will add 670,000 cubic meters of treated water per day once completed, informed sources told the daily. Sources affirmed the ministry is keen on boosting economic efficiency for the project that …

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‘Baths, showers constitute major water consumption’ – Car-wash, kitchen, garden overuse proved wrong

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: The activity that consumes most amount of water in private residential areas is “baths and showers”, followed by kitchen needs and then other domestic activities such as watering plants, washing cars and so on, according to an experimental analysis conducted by Ministry of Electricity and Water, …

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MP bids to cancel water, power price hikes

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3: MP Riyadh Al-Adsani has unveiled his plan to present a bill canceling the decision to increase electricity and water charges. Warning that the increase, even if it does not cover private houses, will affect citizens negatively; Al-Adsani pointed out in a press statement that the increase …

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Polluted water in schools ‘rumor’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Electricity and Water, with the Environment Public Authority allayed fears of the general public that water supplied to public schools is polluted, affirming the rumor was initiated by a citizen who can’t present any verifiable proof. They refuted the …

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