[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Kevin Krajick
kkrajick@ei.columbia.edu
212-854-9729
The Earth Institute at Columbia University

Bad Water

Caption: A well in the village of Van Phuc, outside Hanoi; the water is polluted with arsenic. Throughout south and southeast Asia, at least 100 million people are threatened by such wells.

Credit: Benjamin Bostick/LDEO

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: Pumping draws arsenic toward a big-city aquifer


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]