In India, groundwater is a vital source of drinking water for millions of rural and urban families. Apart from this, groundwater is used extensively for irrigation and industrial purposes. A variety of land and water-based human activities are polluting this precious resource. Some waters face the threat of degradation from diverse polluting sources.
The book consists of presentations grouped under five themes. Eight contributions on Groundwater Quality and Environment. Two on Impact of Industrial Effluent on Groundwater Quality. Four contributions on Arsenic on Groundwater and Remediation, four contributions on Fluoride in Groundwater and Remediation and nine contributions on Rational Use of Water and Waste Water in Agriculture.