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Estimation of heavy metals in river harrow at Pambala Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

By: Khalid Usman, Rizwan Ullah Khan, Hameed Ur Rehman, Khalid Pervaiz, Inayat Ullah Malik, Haleema Sadia, Muhammad Ibrahim, Muhammad Ali Subhani, Nisara Wahab, Saiqa Bashir, Nida Shah

Key Words: River, Harrow, Range, Pambala, KP, Concentration

Int. J. Biosci. 13(1), 382-386, July 2018.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/13.1.382-386

Certification: ijb 2018 0123 [Generate Certificate]

Abstract

A research study was conducted to explore the concentration of heavy metals in River Harrow at Pambala Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. For this purpose six heavy metals were selected. Sampling was carried out from Downstream, Mid Pointand Upstream points of the river. Heavy metals examined in the present study were in the range of Zn 1.16-1.79ppm; Cu 1.04-1.23ppm; Cd 0.05-1.33ppm; Pb 0.05-1.24ppm; Cr 0.05-0.14ppm and Mn 0.05-0.09ppm respectively. Cd, Cd, Pb and Cr were found above the permissible limits. The present survey demonstrated that the water in this site in contaminated with heavy metals.

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Estimation of heavy metals in river harrow at Pambala Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

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Khalid Usman, Rizwan Ullah Khan, Hameed Ur Rehman, Khalid Pervaiz, Inayat Ullah Malik, Haleema Sadia, Muhammad Ibrahim, Muhammad Ali Subhani, Nisara Wahab, Saiqa Bashir, Nida Shah.
Estimation of heavy metals in river harrow at Pambala Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
Int. J. Biosci. 13(1), 382-386, July 2018.
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