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2017, Vol. 5, Issue 6
Evaluation of heavy metals in River Kabul at Khazana Sugar Mill Peshawar Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Khalid Usman, Hameed Ur Rehman, Sehrish Khudadad, Khalid Pervaiz, Syed Zain Ul Abideen Ali, Muhammad Junaid Maqsood, Sahibzada Muhammad Jawad, Ruqia Nazir and Yasir Ihtesham

The aim of the current study was to estimate the amount of these health hazards metals. For this investigation a study was conducted in River Kabul at Khazana Suger Mill Peshawar Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Water sampling were carried out and subjected to the heavy metals analyzer (atomic absorption spectrophotometer) at PCSIR laboratories Peshawar. Heavy metals concentration obtained from the present study was Zn 1.13-201 ppm; Cu 0.55-0.9 ppm; Cd 0.02-1.22 ppm; pb 1.23-1.84 ppm; Cr 0.21-1.2 ppm and Mn 0.02-0.05 ppm respectively. In this survey only Cu, Cd, Pb and Cr were found above the permissible limits. From the present investigation it can be concluded that discharge of Khazana Suger Mill Peshawar was contaminated with toxic heavy metals.
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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, Ruqia Nazir, Yasir Ihtesham. Evaluation of heavy metals in River Kabul at Khazana Sugar Mill Peshawar Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(6):2417-2419.
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