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Arsenic toxicity exceeds WHO limit by nearly 8 times in Gomti, reveals study

Source: The Times of India, Date: July , 2015

Gomti, which is considered to be the lifeline of Lucknow and for its citizens, is now in grip of Arsenic contamination. And if the findings of a research article are to be believed, then the level of Arsenic toxicity in this river (in Lucknow) exceeds twice the permissible limit set by the World Health Organisation (0.01 mg/litre). The problem assumes an alarming proportion, as at one location, the quantum of Arsenic toxicity touches almost 8 times the permissible limit. In all, 15 locations were used for Arsenic testing.

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