Arsenic Remediation of Groundwater and School WaSH Projects in West Bengal, India

Implementation Instances

Global Water Alliance

Nature of the organism


Intervention zone
West Bengal, India

This project describes a two-pronged approach to provide safe water supply and school-based sanitation in rural West Bengal, India, using community education, involvement and empowerment strategies, with a specific focus in improving educational and health outcomes for girls. The project details the implementation of low-cost arsenic remediation solutions as well as the implementation of community-based school WaSH projects. Both phases of this project are highly sustainable and can be easily replicated in other parts of the world.

Level of advancement

in progress

Focal point

Drs. Arun Deb & Christiaan Morssink (GWA)

Focal contact

(267) 252-1199