Arsenic (As) contamination in the ground waters of North Eastern states of India poses a serious threat to human health. A study has thus been carried out to investigate the extent of Arsenci contamination in parts of states of Mizoram and Assam. The study shows that a contamination is extensive in the low lying areas of Barrack Valley located mainly to the north of Mizo hills region.Arseni contamination in suruma basin is confined to the Hollocene alluvium.
Dr. Thambidurai P., Chandrasekharam, D., Chandrashekhar, A. K., and Farooq, S. H., “Arsenic contamination in groundwater of Surma basin of Assam and Mizoram, North Eastern India”, 4th International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment 2012. Cairns, Australia, pp. 47–49, 2012.