One out of ten people do not have a regular access to safe water. According to the UN report, in 2015 water pollution has killed more than war and terrorism, making food and water safety just as big threat to the world as weapons. Watch the video below on water by TED-Ed, and make sure that your water is clean and safe.
What about drinking water quality in Riga?
“Rīgas Ūdens” regularly monitors drinking water quality in the central water distribution network of Riga city in compliance to the regulations of Minister Cabinet No. 235 from 29.04.2003. “Compulsory safety and quality requirements for drinking water, procedures of monitoring and control”.
In accordance with the Health Inspection of the Ministry of Health guidelines, United water quality control laboratory performs planned drinking water quality control by taking samples from the water distribution network of Riga city. “Rīgas ūdens” regularly informs the Health Inspection about the results of water quality control.
Health Inspection also performs drinking water quality control by taking water samples in different parts of the city and informs “Rīgas ūdens” about the results.
Health Inspection also monitors the operation of “Rīgas Ūdens” by controlling drinking water quality starting from a water source and ending at the tap.
Quality of drinking water provided by “Rīgas ūdens” at this moment fully conforms to the regulations of Minister Cabinet No. 235 from 29.04.2003. Compulsory safety and quality requirements for drinking water, procedures of monitoring and control.
Therefore, it can be positively concluded that water in Riga is safe and clean, let’s enjoy it and value it, because it is a true blessing!