Groundwater samples from alluvial aquifers of Bathinda district, southwest Punjab were measured for physicochemical parameters as well as major ion chemistry to evaluate the groundwater suitability for drinking and irrigation purposes and to present the current hydrochemical status of groundwater of this district.

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Environmental authorities in South China's Guangdong Province have questioned a Canadian scholar's claim that arsenic levels in groundwater in some parts of the Pearl River Delta are 15 times highe

This Report of the Committee deals with the action taken by the Government on the recommendations contained in the First Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) on the subject ‘Occurrence of High Arsenic Content in Ground Water' pertaining to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.

Hydrogeochemical investigation has been carried out in the granitic terrain of Siddipet area, Medak district, Telangana State, India with an aim to understand the distribution of fluoride in the groundwater and to understand the relationship of fluoride with other major ions, and also to identify the high fluoride-bearing groundwater zones. 104 groundwater samples were analyzed in the study area for fluoride and other major ions like calcium, magnesium, chloride, carbonate, bicarbonate, sodium, potassium, sulfate, and nitrate in addition to pH and electrical conductivity.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunita Pandey & Others. Vs.

This working paper assesses the groundwater-WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) nexus based on an analysis of domestic water uses in three groundwater dependent Asian Cities: Hanoi (Viet Nam), Kathmandu (Nepal), and Khulna (Bangladesh).

This working paper assesses the groundwater-WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) nexus based on an analysis of domestic water uses in three groundwater dependent Asian Cities: Hanoi (Viet Nam), Kathmandu (Nepal), and Khulna (Bangladesh).

The permissible limit for nitrates is 40 milligrams a litre, but in most areas, the presence of nitrates ranges between 45 and 100 mg/ litre.

With 40 per cent of the country under the impact of consecutive failed monsoons, water rationing could become a norm in many parts of the country in the coming summer, they warned.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Contamination of Groundwater, 25/02/2016. The norms fixed for fluoride and other chemical contents in supply of water for various purposes including drinking water are given in Annexure I.

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