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‘Drinking water in schools unsuitable’ – Filters dirty, no maintenance: EPA

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: The Environment Public Authority (EPA) has informed the Ministry of Education that drinking water from water coolers in 13 schools is unsuitable, reports Al-Anba daily. According to a letter sent by the EPA to the ministry inspectors during random testing of the water, found the water …

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8 residential areas to get weak water supply

Maintenance work at water pumping plant KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: Department of Water Operation and Maintenance at the Ministry of Electricity and Water on Friday evening will carry out maintenance work at the Subhan Water Pumping Plant, and the operation will lead to weak supply of water to eight residential …

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‘Kuwait’s drinking water is of high quality, adheres to WHO conditions’ – Landlords urged to keep storage tanks free of bacteria

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 13: Director of Water Resources Development Center at Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Meshal Al-Saeedi affirmed the purity and high quality of the drinking water in Kuwait, given that the ministry fully adheres to the conditions set by the World Health Organization (WHO) in terms of …

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No dearth of water in country – MEW gearing up for summer

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: Assistant Undersecretary for Power and Water Distillation Stations in the Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Fuad Al-Oun has affirmed that the current water reserve of the country is secure and stable, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press statement, Al-AOun disclosed the water reserve did not …

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‘Be wary of water filters’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: Head of Chemical Analysis Laboratory in the Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) Sameera Al-Houwly has advised the public to be wary of water filters, indicating the water supplied by the ministry is 100 percent safe and does not need filtering, reports Al-Rai daily. In her …

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Experiments in underground water reserves eyed

Bid to store millions of gallons of extra treated water KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Head of Water Resources Center Eng Mesha’al Al-Saheed disclosed that the Ministry of Electricity and Water, in cooperation with the Research Institute, will conduct experiments in a number of underground water reserves in a bid to …

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MEW denies cut in water supply

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: Assistant Undersecretary for Water Operation and Maintenance in the Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Khalifa Muhammad Al-Fureij has vehemently denied news circulating in the press and social media platforms concerning notification of general cut-off of water supply on Tuesday, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Al-Fureij explained the …

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MoCI bans export of bottled water

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: The Minister of Commerce and Industry Khalid Al-Roudhan has issued a decision to ban the export of bottled water, irrespective whether the water was bottled locally or imported from abroad, reports Al- Rai Daily. The sources indicated the move is aimed at rationalizing water and save …

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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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