Alarming Danger of Arsenic in Groundwater of Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
Keywords:Arsenic, Groundwater, Jabalpur, Water quality
Jabalpur is a major trading and industrial centre, manufacturing and processing industries especially household and small scale engineering industries also contributes to the city’s economy, though marginal. Chief industries are textile, telephone parts, furniture, building materials, ammunition and military hardware. Whether these industries contribute contamination in groundwater or not is the subject of special emphasis of this study. Heavy metals are kept under environmental pollutant category due to their toxic effects on plants, animals and human being. The main focus of this paper is to find out the presence and concentration of toxic elements especially arsenic.
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