Subsurface Environmental Sampling

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Projects description Location Project authority Consultant/ principal Status of execution

Sub-surface boring / drilling, Piezometer Installation, collection of disturbed and undisturbed soil sediment, bore well water sample & its preservation for laboratory testing for a joint venture R & D project to determine the possible sources of Arsenic contamination in drinking water and to evolve feasible remedial measure.

Chakdah, District- Nadia, West Bengal Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India and Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of France. Kalyani University Completed

Sub-surface deep boring / drilling and collection of disturbed & undisturbed soil sediment, bore well water sample etc. including additional specialized technique for preservation of samples in an inert atmosphere for further transportation to U.K for Testing in Research Laboratory at Dept. of Earth Science, Manchester University for finding out the possible sources of Arsenic & it’s likely¬† chemical structure contained in the drinking water in & around the area under investigation.

Chakdah, District- Nadia, West Bengal Manchester University, U.K. Department of Earth Science, Manchester University, U.K. Completed