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Water (Purity)

Volume 927: debated on Tuesday 1 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he is satisfied with the quality of water sampling techniques used by regional water authorities to ensure that build-ups of potentially harmful chemicals in drinking water are prevented; and if he will make a general statement about the purity of drinking water.

I am satisfied that the water authorities take all the necessary steps to ensure that the water they supply is wholesome as required by law.