Latest News on Water Contamination
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Jun 06, 2019
Groundwater contamination was found to be 12 times higher in Indian villages practicing open defecationAfter the open-defecation free campaign, the government will focus on solid and liquid waste management in villages.
May 31, 2019
Groundwater in 40 districts of UP's rural areas have high levels of arsenic2.34 crore people, who depend on hand pumps & tube wells, are affected by the contamination of arsenic.
May 09, 2019
IIT Mandi scientists develop glass that removes pollutants from water using sunlightThis glass can be used by industries to de-contaminate wastewater and help curb air pollution.
Sep 17, 2018
Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak kills 30; Amnesty International blames govt's healthcare system for epidemicThe UN World Health Organization, which has sent experts and epidemiologists to Zimbabwe to organize a vaccination campaign, describes cholera as "an acute diarrhoeal infection caused by ingestion of food or water contaminated with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae"
Feb 13, 2018
NHRC sends notice to Karnataka govt over deaths due to water contamination in ShivamoggaThe NHRC has sent a notice to the Karnataka government over reports that three people have died and 35 others have been hospitalised due to gastroenteritis after allegedly consuming contaminated water at Maidolalu village of Shivamogga district.
Jan 14, 2018
Marathwada Diary: High amounts of fluoride in groundwater continue to threaten drought-hit Nanded villagesSawarkhed's groundwater contains fluoride. This is a chemical that is naturally present in soil, rocks and groundwater. But in concentrated form, it can be extremely harmful.
Jan 18, 2017
Battling the germs in WaterArray
Dec 14, 2016
Hey India, know what’s in your water?Array