The most extensive groundwater contamination by arsenic in human history

The most extensive groundwater contamination by arsenic in human history Danger Zone

Source of groundwater contamination by arsenic in the Indian part of Bengal basin, discovered a few decades ago, is still not installed. This area is home to about 60 million people who are experiencing an acute shortage of water even for washing or bathing. This concentration of arsenic in drinking water causes skin lesions, respiratory failure and cancer.

It has been suggested that the source of pollution are artificial reservoirs, which accumulates large amounts of organic substances, including arsenic. From there, arsenic and into the groundwater. However, Kansas

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