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Analysis of heavy metals in River Indus at Biliani Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

By: Khalid Usman, Hameed Ur Rehman, Khalid Pervaiz, Inayat Ullah Malik, Sahibzada Muhammad Jawad, Wahid Shah, Azizullah, Arshad Mehmood, Rafiq Hussain, Faiz Ur Rehman

Key Words: River, Indus, Biliani, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Heavy metals, ppm.

J. Bio. Env. Sci. 12(5), 231-236, May 2018.

Certification: jbes 2018 0051 [Generate Certificate]

Abstract

Water plays a vital role for all living organism. If there is no water, there will be no life in the universe. Water is too much essential for the survival of life. The current study was conducted to evaluate the concentration of heavy metals in River Indus at Biliani site Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. For this purpose water samples were collected from three sites of the River i.e. upstream, midpoint and downstream respectively. The concentration of heavy metals such as cadmium, chromium, copper, manganese, lead, and zinc was recorded Zn 1.18-1.71 ppm; Cu 1.05-1.26 ppm; Cd 0.06-1.38 ppm; Pb 0.05-1.24 ppm; Cr 0.04-0.19 ppm and Mn 0.03-0.08 ppm respectively.

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Analysis of heavy metals in River Indus at Biliani Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

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Khalid Usman, Hameed Ur Rehman, Khalid Pervaiz, Inayat Ullah Malik, Sahibzada Muhammad Jawad, Wahid Shah, Azizullah, Arshad Mehmood, Rafiq Hussain, Faiz Ur Rehman.
Analysis of heavy metals in River Indus at Biliani Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
J. Bio. Env. Sci. 12(5), 231-236, May 2018.
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