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Quality Drinking Water Provided to People in DPRK

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

    Pyongyang, March 25 (KCNA) -- Quality drinking water is amply supplied to the people in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea though the water issue has been raised as a serious problem in the world. The government has paid a primary attention to solving the drinking water issue.
    Efforts are being directed to building new reservoirs while finding out more sources of quality water.
    Mineral water factories have been built in different parts of the country.
    Among them is the Tongyang Spring Water Factory built in the Yangdok area of South Phyongan Province during the period of "Arduous March" and forced march.
    Along with the Tongyang spring water, the Sindok and Adalsan spring waters are popular among the people.
    There are many famous mineral waters in the DPRK including the Kangso, Okryu and Kwangmyong mineral waters. They are efficacious for treatment of various diseases. In recent years, lots of ionized and deoxidized water good for health has been produced.
    A well-arranged system for supplying purified water to the people has been established throughout the country including remote villages and islands.
    Meanwhile, the government has taken steps to prevent water from being polluted by dust storms to provide purified water to the people.



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