Contamination of Heavy Metal in Water of Bhimgadh Dam at Seoni District Mp: Transporting, Toxicity, and TreatmentAuthor(s): Gautam Patil and Irfan Ahmad
The term ‘‘heavy metal'' refers to any metal and metalloid element that has a relatively high density ranging from 2.1 to 7 g cm3 in any water body. Generally heavy metals can a water body supply by industrial consumer waste or even from acidic rain breaking down soil and releasing heavy metals into streams, lakes, rivers and ground water. Toxic or poisonous at low concentrations, and includes mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As), chromium (Cr), thallium (Tl), zinc (Zn), nickel (Ni), Copper (Cu) and lead (Pb); Although ‘‘heavy metals'' is a general term defined in the literature, it is widely documented and frequently applied to the widespread pollutants of soils and water bodies. This study was carried out to the concentration of heavy metals in water of Bhimgarh dam near Seoni city. The detection of heavy metals by different analytical process and confirmation by Atomic Absorption spectrophotometer as required.