Exposed Water, Possible Cause Of Cancer, Rivers Govt Cautions

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By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON

Rivers State Government  has cautioned supermarkets, kiosks and store owners to stop displaying their water under the sun to prevent chemical reactions that could cause cancer and other health related ailments when consumed.
 Commissioner for Water Resources and Rural Development, Dr. Tamunosisi Gogo Jaja who stated in his office during a meeting between the State’s Water Regulatory,  Commission and Water Associations in the state, said exposure of water to sun rays elicit chemical reactions that are injurious to human organs and directed the commission to enforce compliance.
Dr Tamunosisi Gogo Jaja further directed the  Water Regulatory Commission to ensure that water distributors cover their products from sun light while distributing as exposure equally could also cause cancer.
Defaulters he said will face necessary sanctions.

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