India News - Pollution & Water Quality

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October 2, 2015
From suspecting black magic to diagnosing fluorosis: Madhya Pradesh's struggle
Fluorosis was first discovered in Madhya Pradesh in 1997. Since then half the state has been affected. The people involved in combating the spread of this disease in the state share their story.
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September 20, 2015
Community involvement key to successful water quality interventions
Faulty perceptions of water treatment and a false sense of protection from locally available water sources increased the risk of children to diarrhoeal diseases in Vellore, Tamil Nadu.
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August 17, 2015
Colourful fabrics lead to murky waters
The textile printing cluster at Sanganer near Jaipur presents a Catch-22 situation on the right to pollution free water versus the right to livelihoods.
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June 22, 2015
Udaipur's water threatened by India's largest reserve of phosphate
Pollution from the Jhamarkotra mines poses a threat to waters near and far, and also causes severe health issues in the miners. Why is there no post facto environment impact assessment?
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May 5, 2015
Water and facilities flow better into cities
An analysis of Census 2011 data confirms many known facts -- that the urban beats the rural when it comes to treated tap water supply, access to water testing labs and much more.