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Title: Effect of Arsenic in the groundwater of Bihar
Authors: Kumar, Shashi Ranjan
Issue Date: Jun-2016
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Arsenic occurs naturally in the earth's crust and is widely distributed in the environment. The presence of arsenic in exceeding limits and its related problems of drinking water prevailing in many parts of the world is well documented. Long-term exposure to arsenic in drinking water can cause cancer in the skin, lungs, bladder and kidney. The symptoms and signs of arsenic poisoning may be reduced through the improvement of drinking water quality. Arsenic free water or decrease in arsenic level in the drinking water source is essential for overall development. This paper therefore, generally highlights the toxic effects of arsenic impact on human health.
Page(s): 71-76
Appears in Collections:BVAAP Vol.24(1) [June 2016]

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