Study: Contrary to public opinion, Qatar tap water ‘very safe’

A new study has produced more evidence that Qatar’s tap water is safe to drink in many homes, contrary to public perceptions that it becomes contaminated while sitting in residential storage tanks or flowing through a building’s pipes.

The preliminary results, released yesterday, are based on unfiltered tap water samples taken from more than 100 villas, high-rise flats and portacabins across the country by the Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI), which is part of Qatar Foundation.

“The results show it to be very safe,” public health researcher Candace Rowell told Doha News. “The perception is very contradictory to the actual risk.”
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Source News: Doha News
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