The analysis of water samples in different industrialization units of District Buner, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Ziaur Rehman Khan, Faizul Haq, Rahat Ullah, Main Inayat Ullah

Institute of Geography, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Peshawar Pakistan

Department of Botany, Hazara University, Mansehra (GDC Battagram) Pakistan

Department of Zoology, Hazara University, Mansehra Pakistan

Department of Entomology, KPK Agriculture University, Peshawar Pakistan

Key words: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, pollution load, district Buner, industrialization.

Abstract

Present study was carried out to analysis the pollution load in industrial effluent in different localities f District Buner, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan. The samples were collected from Daggar, Elai, Swari, Bajkata, Arbela and Deana Baba for various physical and chemical parameters.

The average temperature for different samples ranges from 24.5 to 32.2Cº, pH 6.37 to 8.48, electrical conductivity 0.258 to 0.548, total suspended solids 119.1 to 166.8 mg/L, total dissolved solids 143 to 1050 mg/L and biological oxygen demand were 72.5 to 363.5 mg/L. The average concentration of Nickel ranges from 0.010 to 0.157mg/L, Cadmium 0.003 to 0.044 mg/L, Led 0.21 to 1.31 mg/L, Chromium 0.021 to 0.052 mg/L, Copper 0.748 to 1.136 mg/L, Zinc 0.003 to 0.097 mg/L, Iron 0.010 to 4.509 mg/L, and Manganese were 0.014 to 0.164 mg/L.

Get the original articles in Source: Volume 2, Number 10 (1), October 2012 — IJB

Published By: International Journal of Biosciences (IJB)

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