This report highlights the environmental degradation at Daurala town in Meerut district, Uttar Pradesh, as a result of heavy metals contamination within agricultural soils. The report focused n the resulting serious adverse impacts on the health and well being of the local residents due to the leaching of these heavy metals into their drinking water resources. Inappropriate discharge of contaminated industrial wastes from local prominent industry DCM Shriram Industries Limited was highlighted as a primary source of metals contaminants.
This study evaluates the presence and extent of toxic pollutants within surface and groundwater resources of the Hindon river catchment. The devastating impacts of this contamination of water resources of the health of those living within the catchment is highlighted.
Janhit Foundation took up a study in November 2005 with the aim of confirming the continued presence of some