Volume No. 3 Issue No.: 1 Page No.: 185-190 July-Sept 2008

 

STUDY OF WATER QUALITY PARAMETERS AND Pb AND Cd CONCENTRATION DISTRIBUTION IN THE HASDEO RIVER IN KORBA (INDIA)

 

Dhanesh Singh*, Girish Keshker and Ashok Kumar Jangde

Department of Chemistry, K.G. Art and Science P.G. College, Raigarh, C.G. (INDIA)

 

Received on : November 14, 2007

 

ABSTRACT

 

Korba (India) is thickly populated city. Many small and big industries are established here. Such big industries like BALCO, HTPP, BCPP, NTPC etc. and small in industries like paper, batteries etc. Industrial effluents, treated and untreated discharge in dam or canal connected with Hasdeo river. They increase the concentration of Pb and Cd and are non-biodegradable in nature. Most of the samples have shown increased concentration of Pb and Cd in minute amount as compare to the tolerance limit recommended by WHO.

 

Keywords : Water samples, Iindustrial effluents, Water quality parameters, Enzymatic activity

 

 

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