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 ASSAM : THE LATEST FINDINGS IN THE GANGA-MEGHNA-BRAHMAPUTRA (GBM) PLAIN


From Assam two districts Dhemaji and Karimganj have been surveyed for groundwater arsenic contamination and both are found arsenic contaminated. So far 241 hand tubewells have been analyzed for arsenic from these two districts and 42.3% and 19.1% found above 10 and 50 µg/L respectively.

From these two districts 27 villages have been identified where groundwater is above 50 µg/L

A good portion of Assam is in the Brahmaputra Plain so we expect its groundwater arsenic contamination like Bangladesh.

 

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