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Arsenic Resources

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Arsenic and Drinking Water from Private Wells
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
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Arsenic In Drinking Water

About Arsenic

Inorganic Arsenical Pressure-Treated Wood

Cancellation of Residential Uses of CCA-Treated Wood
(Environmental Protection Agency)

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High Levels of Arsenic in Chicken May Require Adjustment in Consumption (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)

A collection of articles on Arsenic appeared on the Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) journal.

Arsenic in Ground Water, Arizona Geology, Fall 2000. (Published by Arizona Geological Survey)
Green Facts.org logo Scientific Facts on Arsenic This is a very good source for the basics and details about arsenic. Easy to ready and well organized information.
Public Health Statement for Arsenic This Public Health Statement is the summary chapter from the Toxicological Profile for arsenic. It is one in a series of Public Health Statements about hazardous substances and their health effects.
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This water quality and arsenic health topic provides good information on arsenic in drinking water.
Arsenic water drop
"What is Arsenic" () a brief description about the metal by the Navy Environmental Health Center, Environmental Programs.
The  Public Health and Safty Company
To learn more about common contaminants, Water Quality/Consumer Confidence Reports (CCR), or any of the other drinking water subjects click here.
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Arsenic in Drinking Water
(Natural Resources Defense Council)

Arsenic and Old Laws
A Scientific and Public Health Analysis of Arsenic Occurrence in Drinking Water, Its Health Effects, and EPA's Outdated Arsenic Tap Water Standard

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Arsenic in Drinking Water
(World Health Organization)
U.S. Geological Survey
Arsenic in Ground Water of the United States (U.S. Geological Survey)
Programming for Arsenic Mitigation in Bangladesh: The Work of Unicef (In the case of Bangladesh, the arsenic problem will be placed as a top priority within the Unicef water and sanitation program for as long as the problem remains.)
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Helping to Prevent Arsenic Poisoning in Bangladesh.
(The World Bank Group)

Mapping Arsenic in Ground Water (Article)

Interactive Mapping tool
to map arsenic (or any other resources in the U.S.)


Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center
University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Room 244
PO Box 210207, Tucson, AZ, USA 85721-0207
This page contains electronic materials published by various institutions, who provides awareness of arsenic existence in ground water, drinking water, food items, or treated wood. Some of the sources talks about Bangladesh, a country severely affected by arsenic poisoning through drinking well water.

Funded by NIEHS grant # ES06694

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Last update: November 10, 2009
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