Consider the following statements:

  1. The Krishna-Godavari Basin is the most affected area for arsenic contamination of Groundwater in India
  2. Currently, laterite-based arsenic filters are mainly used for removal of arsenic from groundwater in India

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] Only 2

First statement is incorrect because the Ganga-Brahmaputra fluvial plains are the most affected region of Arsenic in groundwater in India.  Second statement is correct.

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