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Study says Gujarat seeing salinisation of coastal groundwater

Most parts of the 1,600-kilometre Gujarat coastline are seeing salinisation of coastal groundwater, which results in deterioration of its quality, a research study has revealed. The study also raises an alarm on the contaminants entering seawater from land and groundwater, in excess of permissible limits and which is only due to increase with further urbanisation and industrial activities along the coast.

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