to cancer and the Blue baby syndrome (believed to be caused by nitrate contamination in
groundwater resulting in decreased oxygen carrying capacity of haemoglobin in babies leading
area in Bangalore city, groundwater Pollution basically emanates from 2 sources.
Immediate damage to the population of Bengaluru
* Kidney-failure increased from 1 in 1 lakh to 1 in 500 related ailments
* Fluorosis affecting the gums and teeth besides triggering deposition of yellowish salts on teeth enamel.
* Contaminants get inside body through water and feeding on vegetables, fruits grown downstream of
polluted water bodies.
A counter to the claim is published in the Newsminute website of 5 March 2018 ..
Please read it here ..
Good news keep coming as rays of hope for the city of Bangalore. Here is the story of how Hebbal
lake has been rejuvenated and has been brought back to l;ife, bringing birds to the lake.
- Bangalore Mirror, TOI, 5 April, 2017.