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Assessment of Heavy Metals in Ground Water Samples of Certain Location Situated Around Duggavatti Village, Davangere District, Karnataka

Author(s):

Rahul J Patil , JAIN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY DAVANGERE, KARNATAKA ; Chitra M R, JAIN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY DAVANGERE, KARNATAKA ; Gaganashree H N, JAIN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY DAVANGERE, KARNATAKA ; Bindu S, JAIN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY DAVANGERE, KARNATAKA ; Anup M H M, JAIN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY DAVANGERE, KARNATAKA

Keywords:

Ground Water, Heavy Metals, Physic-Chemical

Abstract

Duggavatti village is located in Harapanahalli Taluk of Davanagere district in Karnataka, India. It is situated 26km away from sub-district headquarter Davanagere. The total geographical area of village is 1430.06 hectares. It has a total population of 4075 peoples. Duggavatti has a 802 houses. Harihar is a nearest town to Duggavatti which is approximately 11km away. The Duggavatti village under study houses around 300 bore wells within a radius of 4km. So the dependability of village on groundwater are enormous and there is no other dependable perineal sources. The people of the area also depend upon the Duggavatti halla which creates the parts of their needs only in rainy season. The industry effluents are joining the nearby river and percolate into the water bodies which are further adding to degradation of water quality. In the present study water has been collected from 12 different locations around Duggavatti village and tests are conducted to evaluate certain characteristics and these are compared with the standards for portable water to identify the locations which are not as per standards.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV5I50972
Published in: Volume : 5, Issue : 5
Publication Date: 01/08/2017
Page(s): 839-841

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