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QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF DRINKING WATER WITH REFERENCE TO HEAVY METALS IN MORENA CITY, MADHYA PRADESH, INDIA

Abstract

Heavy metals in drinking water cause a serious threat to human health. Urban population is exposed to heavy metals primarily through water consumption and some heavy metals can bio accumulates in the human body and may induce cancer and other risks. The general objective of the study is to analyze the heavy metals in drinking water. The results revealed that Pb, Fe, Zn, and Asare present in the drinking water of Morena and may cause health risks to the residents. According to the indices, the city drinking water quality is good in terms of heavy metals.Continuous monitoring of drinking water quality is essential in terms of heavy metals and toxic substances.  


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