Water tankers seized

ERODE, JUNE 1. The Health Department officials today in Erode seized six water tankers containing 10,000 litres of water each. After discharging water from the lorries, they were handed over to the owners.

The Erode Municipal Health Departmental officials tested the water and it was found no chlorine was used in the water.

The officials also seized five other lorries in Surampatty area.

They instructed the private water sellers and agencies to affix the details whether the water was transported for industrial purpose or domestic purpose. They wanted them to add the described quantity of chlorine in the water to avert any health problem.