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Heavy metals concentration Assessment in Ground water and General public Health aspects around Granite mining sites of Laxman pura, U.P., Jhansi, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Applied Science, N.S.I.T, Bihta, Patna, Bihar, INDIA
  • 2Department of Civil Engineering, N.S.I.T, Bihta, Patna, Bihar, INDIA
  • 3Department of Civil Engineering, N.S.I.T, Bihta, Patna, Bihar, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 5, Issue (1), Pages 1-6, January,22 (2016)

Abstract

Ground water analyzed in granite mining sites at Jhansi to check the current status of heavy metal ions and their sources. Samples of groundwater where collected from various mining sites as well as from residential sites for analysis. In study areas near by 30 crushers were running. The location is situated at 10 km north-east of Jhansi city. Three samples were collected from each mining and residential areas at various distances. Pb, Zn, Cu, Mn, Ni, and Cd, heavy metal concentrations have been analyzed in groundwater. The results shows all the parameters are more or less within permissible limits of WHO.

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