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Research Paper | Geography | India | Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016
A Critical Assessment of Safe Drinking Water in Different Villages of Jorhat District of Assam
Jaya Kalita Gogoi
Abstract: The welfare of a State or of a Nation depends on the healthy and vigorous society to a significant extent. And the health and wellbeing is very much influenced by the eminence of water consumed by the people. Water is one of the most valuable resources that should not be taken for granted. Water conservation is closely related to sustainable development, which has emerged as the development paradigm of this decade. Access to safe drinking water is vital for the promotion and strengthening of public health and also a basic human right. The stipulation of safe water prevents the diffusion of waterborne pathogens and reduces the exposure of individuals to chemical and material hazards that could be ingested through unhygienic and infected drinking water. The present study attempts to examine the critical assessment of safe drinking water consumed by the people in Jorhat district and its impact on the human health. To fulfill the purpose five villages have been selected and studied.
Keywords: parameters, contamination, disease, turbidity, iron, arsenic
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016,
Pages: 1832 - 1836
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