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The study indicates that most of the groundwater samples are contaminated with high Total Dissolved Solids and heavy metals like, cadmium, chromium, manganese, iron and arsenic, which are beyond permissible limit.(Reuters File Photo)

Groundwater in Sterlite plant area contaminated over permissible limit: Govt

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2018 07:47 PM IST
The study of groundwater around the Sterlite Copper plant area was carried out by the Central Ground Water Board.
As per the report available with municipal corporations of these cities of Punjab, every year, approximately 10% of tubewells are going dry.(HT File/Representative Image)
As per the report available with municipal corporations of these cities of Punjab, every year, approximately 10% of tubewells are going dry.(HT File/Representative Image)

10% tubewells going dry in 3 Punjab cities, water unfit for drinking: Reports

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2018 10:12 PM IST
As per reports of the Central Ground Water Board, the groundwater level in these cities has declined at an alarming rate of approximate 1m per year in the last three-four years.
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