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Arsenic contamination in Hanoi City, Vietnam

  • Tran Thi Viet Nga
Part of the cSUR-UT Series: Library for Sustainable Urban Regeneration book series (LSUR, volume 2)

Abstract

In the last decade, arsenic-related health problems have been revealed as a serious problem in terms of the number of people at risk and the degree of the adverse health effects. Since then, a large number of research studies and pilot projects have been implemented to find a solution to the arsenic problem. Some of them have been partially successful, but until now, there seems to be no ultimate solution that can be implemented for low-income households in developing countries. This chapter summarises the current status of the arsenic problem in drinking water, and presents a case study of Hanoi City, Vietnam.

Keywords

Biological Trace Element Research Arsenic Concentration Arsenic Species Arsenic Level Arsenic Contamination 
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  • Tran Thi Viet Nga
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  1. 1.Department of Urban Engineeringthe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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