TAGBILARAN CITY – Dr. Reymoses Cabagnot, provincial health officer, issued clarification that it is the water dispensers used by different offices of the Capitol that have failed in “Bacteriological Examination of Water.” He said in his text, “Wala kapasar mga water dispensers gpanggamit dha cptol. Need pa na ff up 2nd round water sampling na pd.” Bacteriological Examination of Water, a laboratory test on water samples at the Capitol showed “failure,” provincial board member Atty. Abeleon Damalerio said during the regular session of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan last week.
Earlier, DYTR asked Cabagnot what is meant by “failure” on the results of water sampling test conducted by his office. Cabagnot did not comment when asked what is meant by “failure” in the Bacteriological examination.
Water samples were taken from hot and cold dispensers of the offices of the Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB), Kag. Antonio Ouano, S. P. secretariat, Bohol Employment Placement, Provincial Budget and Management and Provincial Internal Audit, the Bacteriological examination showed.
All the water samples were taken on June 29, 2015 but of different time of the day. The method used was the “Multiple Tube Fermentation Technique, SMEW 19th edition 1995, the report said. It’s also based on the Philippines National Standards for Drinking Water. But the report did not mention the sources of water supply nor the names of establishments of water refilling stations in the city that may have supplied the Capitol water needs.
Cabagnot along with analysts Jeneffer B. Sordilla and Ruby Rosita Mandin signed the said repot. (rvo)