Sono filters distributed | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, June 24, 2010 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, June 24, 2010

Sono filters distributed

Rotary Club of Kushtia Central in assistance with Rotary Club of Adenurburging German under its Arsenic Free Filter Project distributed 'sono filter' among 615 poor families in the district on Monday. Veteran economist Prof Dr. Abul Barkat inaugurated the distribution programme as chief guest at Kushtia Shilpalaka Academy auditorium. Rotary club sources said six villages in Kushtia Sadar upazila, worst affected by arsenicosis, were brought under the distribution project. Sono is a simple and cheap filter that removes toxic arsenic from water.

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