International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Dr Rita Khare Ideas Activities
  • Assistant professor, Indian Chemical Society, Indian Science Congress
    Patna, Bihar, India
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    Tel 9431041745
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  • Organizations:

    Indian Chemical Society, Indian Science Congress
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
    Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
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It is very essential to pay attention to ageing pipelines in our water distribution systems. Harmful chemicals which enter into the drinking water during the corrosion of the water pipes make water unsafe for drinking. Special surveillance of the public health is required in cases where lead pipes are present in buildings. Consideration of lead in drinking water should be a part of an overall lead reduction strategy.

Lead can also arise if lead solders are used in the installation of copper piping. The use of lead solders should be avoided.

Pipeline Corrosion:Harmful impact on water Suggestion Posted on: Nov 24, 2011    |    0 comments
Topic: environment, water quality Audience: students, general public, teachers