Arsenic Contamination
West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.21

Pure-water hope for arsenic zone

Research scholars, including four teachers from a college at Jiaganj in Murshidabad, have come up with a process to purify groundwater in various arsenic-rich blocks and villages of the district by id...
By Bitan Sikdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.04.21

BIT researchers make arsenic filters

A team of researchers from Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra (Ranchi), has developed a filtration system for eliminating arsenic from groundwater for using it for drinking purpose.  &ld...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.20

11 years to get approval for Arsenic-free water project

Nearly one lakh residents in the arsenic-contaminated Swarupnagar block in North 24-Parganas are yet to get pure drinking water, because a dedicated water supply project commissioned in 2009 is yet to...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Swarupnagar

North East  /  Published 01.03.19

Safe sips to quench Balitara thirst

Villagers of Balitara in lower Assam’s Nalbari district will not have to think twice before taking a sip of water. They were struggling to cope with arsenic contamination of groundwater and high inc...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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