Scenario of Fluoride Pollution

Authored by: A.K. Gupta , S. Ayoob

Fluoride in Drinking Water

Print publication date:  April  2016
Online publication date:  April  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498756525
eBook ISBN: 9781498756532
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Considerable bodies of scientific literature suggest that fluoride pollution has been spreading its tentacles into many regions of the world. As a result, more and more human habitations are forced to consume fluoride-rich groundwater. The situations in China and India, the most populous countries of the world, are the worst. In many regions of the world, especially those in the developing countries, the issue has acquired the dimensions of a socio-economic problem rather than being one pertaining to mere water quality. Thus, it would be interesting to have a look into the progression of fluoride invasions over the boundaries of the world.

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