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Lives at risk with 10,000 illegal bottled water units in Delhi

Source: The Times of India, Date: September , 2014

More than 10,000 illegal packaged water bottling units are operating in the National Capital Territory, often using the labels of the 64 licensed manufacturers, putting the health of millions of people at risk, officials maintain."It may sound horrific but only 64 water bottling plants have the licence to supply packed drinking water in the national capital and the NCR," said Pankaj Aggarwal, the president of the Bottled Water Processors Association. "It's a big reason for worry. Despite not getting clearances from the Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS), supplies from such unlicensed plants is equal to the quantity of bottles supplied by the licensed plants," Aggarwal told IANS.

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