Deadly Waters by Simon Townsley

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Sonia Devi (30) lives in the hamlet of Kathara Washery Basti, where residents walk for several kilometres to the Damodar River to collect water for drinking, washing and cooking. <br />
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Experts say river pollution poses a grave threat to India's health and prosperity. In June 2022, a study from the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) found at least one heavy metal in quantities toxic to human health in three quarters of 764 monitoring stations, across 117 of India's major rivers.