‘I don’t have any hope’: How toxic water is allegedly slowly poisoning two villages in Punjab

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They are widely blamed for contaminating the water local residents have to drink.
According to the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 90 per cent of factories in and around the city dump their waste untreated in open pits or discharge untreated water in streams.
New wells have been dug since, but they only provide more water polluted with arsenic.
A government-funded filtered water plant is also currently under construction, but residents say neither will be enough.
Polluted water could also result in neuropathy ─ a nerve dysfunction that can lead to deformity-causing numbness or weakness in the limbs.
Source: ‘I don’t have any hope’: How toxic water is allegedly slowly poisoning two villages in Punjab