- March 21, 2018
It is important not only that the water is tested, but that the people drinking the water are aware of the dangers
Long-term exposure to the highly toxic substance – which is colourless, tasteless and odourless but found in millions of shallow wells across Bangladesh
20 million lives at risk
“The two main concerns are salinity and arsenic,” the authors of the study wrote.
Arsenic-related diseases kill one person every 12 minutes in throughout the year, according to Human Rights Watch.