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Methods will reverse arsenic danger in Bangladesh water supply

Sediment samples characterization for development of Sediment Color Tool and also targeting the sediments for installation of arsenic-safe tubewells. Credit: KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
Publicerad 2014-10-29

Arsenic poisoning is widespread in Bangladesh, where ground water is contaminated by runoff from the Himalayas. Now researchers from KTH International Groundwater Arsenic Research Group, at the Division of Land and Water Resources Engineering, KTH , have developed two simple and cheap methods that well drillers can use to tap arsenic-safe drinking water.

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