Volume No. 9 Issue No.: 4 Page No.: 1172-1175 April June 2015

 

ASSESSMENT OF HEAVY METALS IN CHHATRI TALAO, DISTRICT AMRAVATI, INDIA DURING FESTIVAL SEASON

 

Manik Vivek S.*1 and Manik Surendra R.2

1. EIRA Division, NEERI, Nagpur (INDIA) 2. Department of Botany, SGB Amravati University, Amravati, Maharashtra (INDIA)

 

Received on : December 05, 2014

 

ABSTRACT

 

The present study was under taken to evaluate heavy metals in Chhatri Talao of district Amravati, India during September-October 2012. The findings of the study revealed that there is increase in heavy metals contamination after immersion like nickel, lead and mercury that may magnify in their concentrations at different trophic levels, including fishes and birds inhabiting the water body, which finally reach the humans through food chain.

 

Keywords : Water pollution, Heavy metals, Water quality, Lake ecosystem, Industrial waste

 

 

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