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Arsenic mitigation in Bangladesh: An analysis of institutional stakeholders' opinions

Khan, Nasreen Islam; Yang, H.


While Bangladesh made significant achievements in safe water coverage via installation of shallow tubewells (STWs) nationwide, this success was shattered by the discovery of arsenic (As) in the STWs. The extent and severity of As groundwater contamination throughout Bangladesh and its detrimental effects on human health are well known and demand long-term sustainable mitigation. It is an immensely complex and expensive task to bring tens of millions of arsenic exposed people under safe water...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Science of the Total Environment
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.11.007


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