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Water samples in Lucknow test positive for arsenic

Source: Times of India, Date: July , 2014

Residents of the city may have benefited from better access to groundwater, but it has also given rise to the threat of arsenic poisoning. A study conducted by the Central Ground Water Board confirmed presence of arsenic above the prescribed BIS desirable limit (0.01mg/litre) in water samples collected from 10 out of 11 localities of the city. The Bureau of Indian Standards parameter complies with limit set by the World Health Organisation.

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