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Title: Mapping of fluorosis affected villages
Authors: Apparao, B.V.
Pius, Anitha
Karthikeyan, G.
Issue Date: 1994
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: APPARAO, B.V., PIUS, A. and KARTHIKEYAN, G., 1994. Mapping of fluorosis affected villages. IN: Pickford, J. et al. (eds). Affordable water supply and sanitation: Proceedings of the 20th WEDC International Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 22-26 August 1994, pp.29-30.
Abstract: Excess fluoride in drinking water sources beyond a tolerance limit is responsible for the disease ‘fluorosis’, a serious public health problem in several parts of the world. Identification and mapping of fluorosis affected villages is the first step in the direction of mitigating and controlling the problem. A systematic study has been carried out in order to map the fluorotic villages of Dindigul Anna district of Tamil Nadu, South India and a suitable methodology has been developed for the purpose. This methodology for mapping the fluorosis affected villages is presented in this paper.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/28986
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