International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Health Sciences | India | Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020


Awareness among People for the Use of Pure and Safe Drinking Water in Rural Areas of Katihar District

Meena Kumari [9] | Sanjib Kumar [5]


Abstract: Pure and safe drinking water is the prime necessity of the life of human beings. A large part of rural population lacks access to pure and safe drinking water. They usually use biologically as well as physico-chemically contaminated drinking water. In a study of drinking water qualities of some of the villages of Katihar district biological and physicochemical contaminations were recorded in higher concentration in river Ganga water (10.10Ă—107L-1) followed by dugwell water and tubewell water. However, tubewell water of some of the villages especially near the river Ganges were found to be contaminated with arsenic


Keywords: Rural people, drinking water, physico-chemical, arsenic and biological contamination, awareness programme,


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020,


Pages: 1514 - 1521


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