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Seoul’s Tap Water Unlikely to Transmit Coronavirus

Seoul’s Tap Water Unlikely to Transmit Coronavirus

SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) — How safe is Arisu, Seoul’s tap water, when the coronavirus continues to spread? The Seoul Metropolitan Government explained Monday that Arisu is perfectly safe to drink since the virus is completely eradicated during the purification process. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization [...]

New ‘Smart Water’ System Provides Tap Water Information in Real Time

New ‘Smart Water’ System Provides Tap Water Information in Real Time

SEJONG, Jan. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A new “Smart Waterworks Management System” that measures tap water quality in real time from the government’s integrated control system and provides customized tap water management services to consumers will be introduced across the country sequentially starting this year. The Ministry of Environment said Tuesday that the smart management [...]

Seoul City Hires “Water Sommeliers” for Water Quality Monitoring

Seoul City Hires “Water Sommeliers” for Water Quality Monitoring

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept 04 (Korea Bizwire) – The city government of Seoul will begin a unique scheme to monitor the quality of “Arisu,” tap water supplied to Seoul citizens, through “water sommeliers” all across the city. Already in July, the city government hired 32 sommeliers who will be responsible for supervising the taste and smell of [...]