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2018, Vol. 6, Issue 1
Investigation of heavy metals in River Kabul at Jehangira lower Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Khalid Usman, Hameed Ur Rehman, Sehrish Khudadad, Khalid Pervaiz, Syed Zain Ul Abideen Ali, Muhammad Junaid Maqsood, Sahibzada Muhammad Jawad, Aziz-ud-Din and Yasir Ihtesham

The aim of the present study was to estimate the amount of heavy metals in the water of River Kabul at Jehangira Lower Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Water sampling was carried out in different interval of time for detection of heavy metals at PCSIR laboratories Peshawar. The highest concentration of the heavy metals was found Cu 0.2-1.66, Cd 0.06-0.96, Pd 0.02-1.1, Cr 0.01-0.06 while the lowest concentration was found Mn 0.11-0.23 and zinc 1.13-2.37 respectively. The highest concentration of the heavy metals found may effect on may aspect of life. This high range of heavy metals is very toxic to all living organisms including human being. The results of the heavy metals investigation revealed that the condition of water is not fitting for aquatic life and human utilization due to addition of public and manufacturing contamination. This problem needed to be resolved directly with both community and Private Corporation.
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How to cite this article:
Khalid Usman, Hameed Ur Rehman, Sehrish Khudadad, Khalid Pervaiz, Syed Zain Ul Abideen Ali, Muhammad Junaid Maqsood, Sahibzada Muhammad Jawad, Aziz-ud-Din and Yasir Ihtesham. Investigation of heavy metals in River Kabul at Jehangira lower Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. 2018; 6(1): 100-102.
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