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Main Title Arsenic and Fluoride Contamination A Pakistan Perspective / [electronic resource] :
Author Farooqi, Abida.
Publisher Springer India : Imprint: Springer,
Year Published 2015
Call Number TD419-428
ISBN 9788132222989
Subjects Environmental sciences. ; Hydraulic engineering. ; Environmental management. ; Environmental pollution.
Internet Access
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Collation XI, 147 p. 68 illus., 54 illus. in color. online resource.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
1. Arsenic and Fluoride pollution in water and soil -- 2. Status of As and F- groundwater and soil pollution in Pakistan -- 3. Mechanism of Arsenic and Fluoride release: A case study from Lahore and Kasur, Punjab Pakistan -- 4. Case study -- 5. Sources of Pollution Discussions: Case study -- 6. Arsenic health Risk assessment -- 7. Remedies of arsenic problem and Environmental legislation in Pakistan regarding Arsenic. This book presents an up-to-the-minute overview of arsenic and fluoride pollution of soil and groundwater in Pakistan. It includes the author's doctoral dissertation on Lahore as a case study and describes the mechanism of pollution on the basis of the findings in that area. The book highlights the concrete situation in Pakistan - including the severity of the problem, its health effects and the risks posed to the people living in affected areas by these two major pollutants- and points out essential research areas that call for immediate attention. As such, it draws attention to the need for management strategies in the affected areas and offers a valuable reference work on Pakistan for students and researchers alike.