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a high level of arsenic is present in treated industrial effluents in Gujarat's Golden Corridor belt, it was detected recently. Department of microbiology (dom), Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, says arsenic is getting mixed with the surface water in the area. dom plans further analysis in the coming months.

"We have analysed samples from Golden Corridor near Vadodara and Ankleshwar, and also Ahmedabad and Vatva, and found arsenic levels up to 150 microgrammes per litre (