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Landfill in Fbd hills will make NCR aquifers toxic

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

The Haryana government may end up destroying the water recharge zone for Delhi, Gurgaon and Faridabad if it goes ahead with its plan of landfilling quarry pits near Pali village in Faridabad Aravalis. Scientists and geologists TOI spoke to said the Aravalis and the Yamuna floodplains are absolutely sacrosanct for drinking water availability in a large part of NCR. Meanwhile, damage of groundwater aquifers in the region has already begun with leachate from the defunct Bandhwari waste treatment plant nearby forming a huge toxic lake in the midst of the forest. The government, however, has not even bothered to send leachate samples for tests.

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