Jasdeep Kaur Bedi

Unsafe drinking water burdens poor
A study finds poor water quality behind high incidence of waterborne diseases among households in Ludhiana. The poor suffer the most from it. Aarti Kelkar Khambete posted 4 years 2 months ago

Water pollution is a serious problem in India with 70 percent of its surface and groundwater resources contaminated by biological, toxic, organic, and inorganic pollutants. As a result, the socio-economic cost of poor water quality is high.

Unsafe drinking water affects health. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)