Arsenic in borehole water

Arsenic μg/L

 

health

≤ 10

Arsenic in borehole water.

What are the health risks of Arsenic in borehole water?

Why do we find Arsenic in water?

Prolonged exposure to arsenic from borehole water can cause skin lesions, skin, bladder and lung cancers.
Man-made sources of arsenic include pesticides and timber preservatives. Water
sources where these are or could have been used should be considered at potential
risk of arsenic contamination and sampled accordingly.