You are at Toxics Alert > News > Arsenic-affected West Bengal village Gaighata now selling packaged drinking water
Toxics Alert, an environment news bulletin from toxics link Toxics Link
Issue 58
February , 2015
View issue number:
  Home  |  Editorial  |  Feature  |  Interview  |  News  |  Policy  |  Updates  |  Reports / International News  |  Partner

* NEWS

Arsenic-affected West Bengal village Gaighata now selling packaged drinking water

Source: Economic Times, Date: February , 2015

Once forced to drink arsenic- contaminated ground water, residents of a remote hamlet in West Bengal near Indo-Bangla border are now purifying water from ponds and selling packaged safe drinking water to neighbouring villages. Using a new innovative technology from France, village co-operative society Madhusudankati Samabay Krishi Unnayan Samity has constructed a water purification project which converts contaminated pond water into safe drinking water.

Read more:

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/arsenic-affected-west-bengal-village-gaighata-now-selling-packaged-drinking-water/articleshow/46092332.cms

EDITORIAL  • FEATURE  • INTERVIEW  • NEWS  • POLICY  • UPDATES  • REPORTS / INTERNATIONAL NEWS  • PARTNERS