30Jun 2014

Status of heavy metal pollutants around the south eastcoast of India

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Distributions of Al, Cd, Cr, Cu , Hg, Ni, Pb, and Zn metals concentrations in the sediment and water samples were analyzed from 11 sampling stations around the southeast, coast of India. The highest Al, Cd, Cr, Cu , Hg, Ni, Pb, were recorded at Chennai and Tuticorin cities. Which are mainly due to industrial effluents and untreated sewage outfalls. Zinc concentrations around the coast is highly influenced by river runoff.


[Diya E . Abukashim, Mohamed A. Fadel ,Omar A. Aghil and V Pragatheeswaran (2014); Status of heavy metal pollutants around the south eastcoast of India Int. J. of Adv. Res. 2 (6). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


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