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Saudi Campaign Continues Providing Safe Drinking Water for Displaced Syrians - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive
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The Saudi National Campaign for Supporting Brothers in Syria announced on Wednesday continuing its efforts in providing safe drinking water for displaced Syrians on the Syrian-Turkish borders, said the Saudi official news agency (SPA).

Points of distribution of water supplies are found five per-established stations equipped with latest filtration equipment. The campaign has been also been attested to uphold high quality standards.

The key objective of the campaign,launched 45 weeks ago, is that Syrians have accesses clean water.

The Director of the Campaign’s Office in Turkey Khalid Al-Salama said the Campaign aims to produce 20,000 cubic meters of pure water per hour from five water purification stations inside Syria benefiting at least 45,000 displaced Syrians.

Contaminated water is could result in many diseases and death. It is well-known that most water supplies demand some type of treatment before use, even water from deep wells or springs. The extent of treatment depends on the source of the water.

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