Abstract

Monitoring of Toxic/Trace Metals in the Surface Water Around Hyderabad Lakes

Author(s): K. Narasimha Reddy and S. Sathyanarayana

The surface water samples collected from 10 lakes and one stream during post monsoon 2005 and 2006 and pre monsoon 2006 and 2007.Total 44 samples at the rate of 4 samples from each loction were collected during investigation period from Hyderabad, Rangareddy and Medak districts of A. P. The samples were analysed for nine metals viz., Cr, Cu, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Cd, Pb and Zn and recorded concentrations (mg/L) ranges are 0.00 – 0.079, 0.00 – 0.228, 0.00 – 1.008, 0.00 – 13.112, 0.00 – 0.056, 0.00 – 0.832, 0.00 – 0.025, 0.00 – 0.543 and 0.00 – 1.040, respectively.


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