On average a test was carried out at a customer tap every 3.5 minutes, meaning nearly 150,000 were completed in 2015. “We continue to work with the Drinking Water Quality Regulator to help us focus on the areas we need to address and improve on, ensuring that performance continues to improve and we deliver the service our customers expect.” Douglas Millican, chief executive of Scottish Water said: “Scottish Water is investing £340 million in this regulatory period 2015-21 to improve drinking water quality. “We also want to build resilience and better reliability into our service. We welcome a significant reduction in customer contacts about discoloured water – down around (33%) compared to 2014 and the lowest level in the last four years.“However, we are determined to continue to invest to ensure that all our customers enjoy the look and taste of their drinking water. “We want to ensure that all our customers enjoy the look and taste of their tap water. It is good news that water quality is at its highest level but we will continue to look at how we can improve our service even further and ensure every one of our customers enjoys the highest quality drinking water available in Scotland. Samples of the water supply taken at customers’ taps achieved 99.92% compliance with strict quality standards at customers’ taps – our best ever performance. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedIn Scottish Water have welcomed the 2015 report by the independent Drinking Water Quality Regulator (DWQR) which confirms the highest ever quality of Scotland’s tap water. In total, more than 300,000 tests were undertaken, including samples taken at water treatment works and service reservoirs across Scotland.
The Philippine men’s bowling team in the 2018 World Bowling Youth Championships. PHOTO COURTESY OF BIBOY RIVERA MANILA – Filipino bowlers ended the country’s nearly two-decade title drought in the World Bowling Youth Championships after taking home a bronze medal in the 2018 edition in Michigan, USA.Asian Games-bound Kenzo Umali and Merwin Tan alongside men’s team teammates Ivan Malig and Praise Gahol captured on Friday the Philippines’ first medal in the tournament in 26 years.They lost to eventual champion Qatar in the three-game semifinals 539-588 after finishing the two-block eliminations on second overall.Qatar won by beating Finland 473-437 in the finals. The latter downed Japan in the other semifinal match. “Our bronze medal serves as a morale boost for Kenzo and Merwin in their campaign in the Asian Games,” head coach Biboy Rivera told Sports Radio 918.Prior to the bronze medal this year, the Philippines won two gold medals in the 1992 World’s in Caracas, Venezuela courtesy of Angelo Constantino in singles and the Angel Constantino-Noberito Constantino pair in doubles./PN