Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) has pronounced 12 mineral water brands in the nation as hazardous for human utilization.
As per the observing report of PCRWR, tests of 108 mineral water brands were assembled from the business sectors of Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta, Gilgit, Muzaffarabad, Lahore, Faisalabad, Multan, Sialkot, and Tando Jam. In the wake of testing all the examples against 24 water quality boundaries, 12 brands ended up being artificially perilous which don’t satisfy the guidelines set by the World Health Organization (WHO), International Bottled Water Association (IBWA), and Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA).
Following are the mineral water brands which have been announced perilous by the PCRWR.
Alpha 7 star
Ziran, MM Pure, Blue Spring, Aqua Best, Blue Plus, Alpha 7 star, YK Pure, Leven Star, and Hibba contain exceedingly high amounts of sodium that is causing hypertension openly.
MM Pure and Blue Spring likewise contain high extents of Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) which can bring about cholera, loose bowels, diarrhea, hepatitis, and typhoid while Chenab has a pH level of under 6.5.
Then, Dista Water and DJOUR have bacteriological constituents more prominent than the sheltered and adequate breaking point that is 0/100 ml, making both the brands microbiologically hazardous for drinking also.