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A boy living in Jaibheem Nagar, pop. 10000, a large slum located near the banks of the Kali river (East), Meerut District, Uttar Pradesh, India, is playing near one of the contaminated water pools that regularly forms in the slum, on Sunday, Mar. 16, 2008. Due to the heavy metal presence within underground water sources, many of the residents are forced to walk 2-3 kilometres to reach a safer hand-pump, and those who are unable to do so, have to drink the polluted water which is the cause of many of the diseases affecting the local population.