Water Contamination Persists in Port Said

30 Apr 2007 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
duBai, united arab emirates, CAIRO, Egypt

— Health experts in the Egyptian Mediterranean city of Port Said warned that if the quality of drinking water in the governorate didn't improve, it would lead to a health disaster. In a seminar in Port Said, a group of university professors, public health experts and environmental activists presented a recent water analysis conducted by Suez Canal University Educational Hospital, the Environmental Observatory and the Environmental Affairs Apparatus. The analysis showed that drinking water contamination in the city has reached very dangerous levels. The analysis found that the level of nitrates, phosphate, bacteria, algae, and solid material in the water has increased steadily during the past few months...

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