Groundwater contamination cases rising in State

Assam  has been facing a grave water quality problem, which is threatening the future of a large section of its upcoming generations. It has been found that 19 districts of the State have areas affected by arsenic and nine districts have high fluoride in many pockets, including greater Guwahati. On top of this, high level…

Arsenic content in drinking water high

In the backdrop of high rate of prevalence of cancer cases in the State, arsenic contamination of its drinking water is causing a serious concern among the health and drinking water experts here. Arsenic is a dreaded cancer-causing toxic element. It needs mention here that the groundwater in 19 of the 27 districts of the…