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Moss that can remove lead from water identified

Knowing where the lead accumulates is important for understanding how it occurs and for developing the most efficient phytoremediation.

Jan 23, 2018, 18:35 PM IST

New paper test can identify contaminated water

The device is easy-to-use and transport, weighing less than one gramme.

Jan 18, 2018, 18:32 PM IST

Iced tea consumption linked to increase in cholera risk in endemic countries

Patients with cholera were also more likely to always put ice in their water and to use sedimented river water for drinking, bathing, cooking, and brushing their teeth.

Apr 14, 2017, 23:05 PM IST

Over 80% Pakistanis drink contaminated water

Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer told the Senate on Tuesday that the Pakistan Council for Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) had conducted various water quality monitoring projects in the country and said 69 per cent to 82 per cent water samples collected from 2,807 villages in 24 districts were found contaminated or unsafe for drinking, Dawn online reported.

Sep 07, 2016, 16:23 PM IST

50 taken ill in Rajasthan after drinking contaminated water

On receiving information about the incident, a rapid response team was sent to the spot.

May 11, 2016, 02:20 AM IST

Jaundice outbreak: Himachal HC provides interim relief

It was reported media that Ashwani Khad water treatment station, which supplies water to one-third of Shimla's population, is highly contaminated.

Feb 25, 2016, 17:25 PM IST

Frequent travellers at antibiotic-resistance risk

Even travelling, not just overuse of antibiotic, can make people vulnerable to antibiotic resistance if they eat contaminated food and water containing resistant bacteria.

Aug 21, 2015, 17:19 PM IST

Over 66,700 rural habitations drink contaminated water: Govt.

There are more than 66,700 rural habitations wherein one or more drinking water sources are contaminated and these areas are yet to be provided with safe drinking water.

Aug 10, 2015, 17:42 PM IST

At least 24 students fall ill after drinking water in UP

As many as 24 students fell ill after drinking water from a tap in a private school here but were soon discharged after treatment, police said today.

Aug 07, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

Maharashtra govt to appoint 'swachhata doots' in every village

Maharashtra government has decided to appoint 'swacchata doots' ot cleanliness ambassadors in every village to help achieve the target of building 56 lakh toilets across the state over the next five years.

Apr 22, 2015, 11:48 AM IST

Minor dies, 8 taken ill after consuming contaminated water

A 5-year-old boy died, while eight others were taken ill after they consumed suspected contaminated water from a well in Jaisalmer district,a health official said on Thursday.

Feb 19, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

748 mn people worldwide lack access to clean water: WHO

A total of 748 million people lack access to clean water on a regular basis in the world and an estimated 1.8 billion people are exposed to contaminated water, according to a report released Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Nov 19, 2014, 19:39 PM IST

One dead after drinking contaminated water in Bangladesh

A female worker died and scores of others fell sick after drinking water at their factory in Bangladesh Saturday.

Sep 21, 2014, 05:01 AM IST

12 fall sick after consuming water at Ramdevera Fair

At least 12 pilgrims fell sick after consuming contaminated water near Ramdevera Fair here, health officials said Monday.

Sep 01, 2014, 14:50 PM IST

At least 20 kids fall ill after drinking water in Bihar school

At least six children fainted and 20 fell ill Monday after drinking water at a school in Bihar`s Bhojpur district, an official said. All were out of danger after receiving medical treatment.

Aug 04, 2014, 14:00 PM IST

NHRC seeks report over contaminated water in Odisha

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) asked the Odisha government to submit a report within four weeks over 43 people falling ill after drinking contaminated water from a tank, a petitioner said Monday.

Apr 28, 2014, 13:42 PM IST

100 tonnes of contaminated water leaked: Fukushima operator

The operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant said on Thursday that 100 tonnes of contaminated water has leaked out of a holding tank but its unlikely the water has reached the sea.

Feb 20, 2014, 09:55 AM IST

Water issues plague new LAX international terminal

Los Angeles International Airport is dealing with brown, contaminated water at its international terminal, which is undergoing renovations.

Dec 08, 2013, 10:20 AM IST

Rising menace of chemically contaminated water in rural areas

Availability of safe and potable water continues to be a distant dream for the rural populace of India.

Oct 14, 2013, 21:05 PM IST

Deaths due to contaminated water on rise

With all the talk about water and its importance, it is crucial that we look at the acute problem of contaminated drinking water scenario in the country.

Oct 14, 2013, 20:39 PM IST