Ganga-Meghna Brahmaputra || West Bengal || Bangladesh || Middle Ganga Plain, Bihar || Uttarpradesh
Jharkhand || North-East Hilly States || Rajnandgaon, Chattisgarh || Behala, Kolkata, WB || As toxicity- Homeopathic Treatment
Effectiveness & Reliability - As Field Testing Kits || Utility Of Treatment Plant
Causes, Effects & Remedies - Groundwater As Calamity || References

GROUNDWATER ARSENIC CONTAMINATION IN GANGA-MEGHNA-BRAHMAPUTRA (GMB) PLAIN (1976-2008)

Reported work done by SOES

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At 2004

Assam

 

The future groundwater arsenic contamination in GMB Plain

Future Assam
Area and population of Ganga-Meghna-Brahmaputra (GMB) Plain are 569749 sq. km. and over 500 million respectively

Reference
(1) Arsenic poisoning in the Ganges delta .T.  Roy Chowdhury, G. K. Basu, B. K. Mandal, B. K. Biswas, U.K.Chowdhury, C. R. Chanda, D. Lodh, S. L. Roy, K. C. Saha, S. Roy, S. Kabir, Q. Quamruzzaman and D. Chakraborti.  Nature, 401, 545-546, 1999.

(2) Groundwater Arsenic Contamination in Ganga – Padma – Meghna - Old Brahmaputra Plain. Mrinal K. Sengupta, Amitava Mukherjee, Md A. Hossain, Sad Ahamed, Mohammad M. Rahman, Dilip Lodh, Uttam K. Chowdhury, Bhajan K. Biswas, Biswajit Nayak, Bhaskar Das, Kshitish C. Saha, Dipankar Chakraborti, Subhash C. Mukherjee, Garga Chatterjee, Shyamapada Pati, Rabindra N. Dutta, Quazi Quamruzzaman. Archives of Environmental Health, November 2003, 58 (11), 701-702.

(3) Groundwater arsenic contamination and its health effects in the Ganga-Meghna-Brahmaputra plain. Dipankar Chakraborti, Mrinal Kumar Sengupta, Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman, Sad Ahamed, Uttam Kumar Chowdhury, Md. Amir Hossain, Subhash Chandra Mukherjee, Shyamapada Pati, Kshitish Chandra Saha, R.N. Dutta, Quazi Quamruzzaman. Journal of Environment Monitoring, 2004, 6, 75N-83N.

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