To deal with water scarcity problem in Trans-Yamuna area of the city, the state government has given its nod for deep boring wells even in critical areas where groundwater level has depleted to ala

GHAZIABAD: First it was chromium, now it is arsenic and fluoride that are in excess in groundwater in Ghaziabad, going by an NGO's report.

NASHIK: The water and sanitation department of the zilla parishad has completed 67% testing of the water samples from its sources for the chemical content in them.

The Allahabad High Court has asked the District Magistrate and Chief Medical Officer of Sonbhadra to form a committee to look into the issue of arsenic contamination of drinking water in several vi

GAYA: There is some ray of hope for the victims of physical deformity caused by excessive fluoride content in ground water as the state-level conference of orthopaedic surgeons is being organized i

High fluoride levels in water in 14,132 habitations in 19 States

Soil enzyme activities provide unique biochemical assessment of soil function as a good indicator of soil fertility which can be altered due to the profusion of fluoride in soil and seasonal change. Seven sites were chosen in the fluoride affected area of Nasipur, Birbhum district, West Bengal, India, to make a comparative assessment of the seasonal changes of enzyme (urease, amylase, cellulase and invertase), fluoride content, physicochemical characteristics along with the availability of microbes in the soil with control.

BHUBANESWAR: Even as fluoride contamination is known to cause a host of health problems in humans, its impact on reproductive system and fertility in the population of the affected districts of Odi

Out of 146 samples of drinking water collected from government schools in Sangrur district, 57 have failed laboratory tests.

The Orissa State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) will conduct an impact assessment study in Paradip area to ascertain whether gypsum, which is primarily used to produce fertilizers, is causing wate