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Heavy Metal Analysis of Water of Kaliasote Dam of Bhopal, MP, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Chemistry, Sant Hirdaram Girls College, Bhopal-462023, MP, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 1, Issue (ISC-2011), Pages 352-353, (2012)


Present paper deals with the systematic sampling and quantitative analysis of seven heavy metals viz: Cu, Fe, Hg, Zn, As, Cd and Pb in the surface water of Kaliasote water reservoir of Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh). This study was carried out in the month of May 2011. The sampling station is situated near Shiv Mandir which is most polluted site of dam. The results obtained were compared with safe limits in ppm for heavy metals laid down by BIS, WHO, ICMR. It was found that the concentration of the heavy metals like Cu, Hg, Zn, As, Cd and Pb were below detectable limits.


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