Report on behalf of Government of NCT of Delhi through Delhi Jal Board in compliance of NGT order dated December 22, 2023.

The matter related to a news report (Hindustan Times, November 30, 2023) on arsenic present in groundwater in 25 states and fluoride in 27 states.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench) in the matter of  'In Re-News Item published in the Times of India Newspaper, Calcutta edition dated 23.03.2023 titled Kolkata Water Table Dips 2m in 5 years, Experts flag rise in arsenic, salinity' dated 01/12/2023.

Sixteen coal ash pits in Texas are leaking contaminants into groundwater, including arsenic, boron, cobalt and lithium, according to a report released on Thursday by the Environmental Integrity Pro

Groundwater overexploitation has caused massive groundwater depletion and raised concerns for water and food security in India. Groundwater in India also suffers from multiple water quality issues such as arsenic and fluoride contamination that pose human health risks. Here we report new data showing that the occurrence in uranium in Indian groundwater is an emerging and widespread phenomenon.

A team of researchers from the University of Windsor and the University of Saskatchewan have discovered that methane can naturally migrate upwards through shale over millions of years and reach gro

Inorganic soil arsenic (As) in three soils was fractionated adopting phosphorus fractionation schemes. Among these fractions, iron-bound arsenic (Fe-As) was found highest, followed by aluminium-bound arsenic (Al-As). The freely exchangeable arsenic was relatively small compared to the arsenic held by internal surfaces of soil aggregates. The arsenic fractions exhibited positive correlation with phosphorus content presumably due to the fact that high P in soil releases more arsenic from soil adsorption sites owing to the competition for the same adsorption sites.

Nagpur: The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has swung into action against local manufacturing units selling unpackaged and unsealed potable water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Sunita Pandey & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 23/07/2015 regarding arsenic in the ground water of District Ballia, Uttar Pradesh.

The JICA funded project for monitoring ground water contamination is underway at the Cuncolim and Bethora industrial estates.

In the late twentieth century, emergence of high rates of treatment failure with antimonial compounds (SSG) for visceral leishmaniasis (VL) caused a public health crisis in Bihar, India. We hypothesize that exposure to arsenic through drinking contaminated groundwater may be associated with SSG treatment failure due to the development of antimony-resistant parasites.

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