Safe drinking water is available to only 23 percent urban and 14 percent rural population of the country, said a survey conducted by Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR).
Arsenic contamination has become severe at Pathokshikor village of Kandi union under Pirgachha Upazila in Rangpur district, leaving thousands of people vulnerable to arsenicosis.
These are the latest guidelines issued by CPCB on measurement of ambient air pollutants for implementation of uniform air quality standards across the country, irrespective of the land use pattern.
The Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) has revealed that 90 percent of the rural population lack access to safe drinking water.
The groundwater samples collected by the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) have revealed that only 15 percent to 18 percent samples were safe for drinking both in urban and ru
There has been a decline in the water levels in eight districts of Delhi, according to findings of a pre-monsoon monitoring carried out by the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB).
Cabinet, on Tuesday, approved establishing International Centre for Drinking Water Quality in Kolkata focusing on research and development on drinking water quality related problems.
Excess arsenic found in borewell water samples in four taluks of Raichur, Yadgir.
A programme will be launched to provide treated water for villagers in kidney disease prone areas in the North Central Province. The water supply will be confined to drinking and cooking.
London: The DNA of an average Kolkatan could be facing serious damage, thanks to the high levels of arsenic being consumed through the rice they eat.
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