Arsenic And Iron Contamination Of Groundwater

The widespread arsenic contamination of groundwater in different parts of Bihar has been found to be distributed over several blocks, located primarily in 18 districts adjoining the river Ganga

The widespread arsenic contamination of groundwater in different parts of Bihar has been found to be distributed over several blocks, located primarily in 18 districts adjoining the river Ganga. With increasing population, lesser land holdings, and urbanization, borewells are dug for groundwater abstraction, however, this over-exploitation of groundwater is a leading cause of arsenic pollution.