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Ensuring Safe Drinking Water in Bangladesh

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Science  15 Dec 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5806, pp. 1687-1688
DOI: 10.1126/science.1133146

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Excessive levels of arsenic in drinking water is a vast health problem in Southeast Asia. Several viable approaches to mitigation could drastically reduce arsenic exposure, but they all require periodic testing.