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Assessment of Arsenic Removal Units in Arsenic-Prone Rural Area in Uttar Pradesh, India

Assessment of Arsenic Removal Units in Arsenic-Prone Rural Area in Uttar Pradesh, India J. Inst. Eng. India Ser. A https://doi.org/10.1007/s40030-018-0349-9 OR IGINAL CONTRIBUTION Assessment of Arsenic Removal Units in Arsenic-Prone Rural Area in Uttar Pradesh, India 1 2,3 3 • • • Abhishek Kumar Malabika Biswas Roy Pankaj Kumar Roy John Mike Wallace Received: 14 December 2017 / Accepted: 5 December 2018 The Institution of Engineers (India) 2019 Abstract To mitigate arsenic contamination in Uttar Pra- assessment for the beneficiary group who run the individual desh, India, the state government installed 365 arsenic unit through people’s participatory approach with optimum removal units (ARUs) in arsenic-prone areas of the Ballia management related to hazardous sludge. District for last 10 years. Each unit was capable of serving approximately 200–300 households. The local communi- Keywords Arsenic filter  Groundwater ties were to assume responsibility for the day-to-day Performance assessment  Social conflict operation and maintenance of the filters. A field survey was conducted to determine the outcome of the state govern- ment project based on a sample of 200 ARUs, very few of Introduction which are still functioning. It is shown that the project failed because the siting of the ARUs was less than opti- Arsenic contamination in groundwater and its impacts on mal, many http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A Springer Journals

Assessment of Arsenic Removal Units in Arsenic-Prone Rural Area in Uttar Pradesh, India

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2019 by The Institution of Engineers (India)
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Engineering; Civil Engineering
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2250-2149
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10.1007/s40030-018-0349-9
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Abstract

J. Inst. Eng. India Ser. A https://doi.org/10.1007/s40030-018-0349-9 OR IGINAL CONTRIBUTION Assessment of Arsenic Removal Units in Arsenic-Prone Rural Area in Uttar Pradesh, India 1 2,3 3 • • • Abhishek Kumar Malabika Biswas Roy Pankaj Kumar Roy John Mike Wallace Received: 14 December 2017 / Accepted: 5 December 2018 The Institution of Engineers (India) 2019 Abstract To mitigate arsenic contamination in Uttar Pra- assessment for the beneficiary group who run the individual desh, India, the state government installed 365 arsenic unit through people’s participatory approach with optimum removal units (ARUs) in arsenic-prone areas of the Ballia management related to hazardous sludge. District for last 10 years. Each unit was capable of serving approximately 200–300 households. The local communi- Keywords Arsenic filter  Groundwater ties were to assume responsibility for the day-to-day Performance assessment  Social conflict operation and maintenance of the filters. A field survey was conducted to determine the outcome of the state govern- ment project based on a sample of 200 ARUs, very few of Introduction which are still functioning. It is shown that the project failed because the siting of the ARUs was less than opti- Arsenic contamination in groundwater and its impacts on mal, many

Journal

Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series ASpringer Journals

Published: Jan 24, 2019

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