Fluorosis: A Crippling Story

Arti Peethambaran Bangalore, January 2020, 2020-04- 11 Gangavathi‚Ķ a village crippled by skeletal fluorosis from consuming unhealthy groundwater Fluoride is found in groundwater, and in certain areas of the country the fluoride levels are high enough to harm health. Groundwater is the primary source of drinking water that exists in hard-rock aquifers at a depth […]

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FLUOROSIS – A Growing Epidemic

In India 62 million people including 6 million children are estimated to have serious health problems due to consumption of fluoride contaminated water Groundwater contributes about 80% of the drinking water requirements in the rural areas. There are five taluks under the Raichur district with a geographical area of 8383 sq.km, out of which Manvi […]

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