Hyderabad : After suspected Polluted water caused the death of a person and resulted in over 120 people being hospitalised, the Water Board, which was under the scanner, investigated the incident and gave itself a clean chit.
The Water Board had sent samples of water samples from Vaddera Basti, Guttala Begumpet in Madhapur, where the death occurred, to its own quality assurance and testing wing in Mehdipatnam. The lab said there was no issue with the water sample.
The health department sent samples to the Institute of Preventive Medicine (IPM), Narayanguda, which is also run by the government. The IPM also declared the water safe.
Meanwhile, on Monday, another person who consumed polluted water in Madhapur died after the contamination aggravated her existing kidney issues.