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A Study on Fluoride in Drinking Water of Government Kallar Higher Secondary Schools in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India during Pre-monsoon and Post-monsoon seasons of years 2010 to 2012

Author Affiliations

  • 1V.V. Vanniaperumal College for Women, Virudhunagar, INDIA
  • 2Thiagarajar College, Madurai, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 2, Issue (12), Pages 29-34, December,22 (2013)


School is a socializing institution which stimulates learning environment and positive changes. Government Kallar Higher Secondary Schools started since 1969 for Piramalai Kallar Community People in Tamilnadu, India. These schools are spread over three districts such as Madurai, Dindigul, and Theni. The drinking water sources of these schools are analyzed for the Physico-Chemical parameters such as Temperature, pH, TDS, Major ions, Fluoride, BOD, COD, DO and heavy metals. The objective of the study is to analyses the above parameters and finds the impact of Fluoride in pre and post monsoon seasons of the year 2010-12. Multi statistical approach showed the pollution potential for Government Kallar Higher Secondary Schools. In this study, the important Physico-Chemical parameter, Fluoride and seasonal variations of drinking water of Madurai Government Kallar Higher Secondary Schools have been reported.


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