Speciation of Zinc Heavy Metal in Ground Water of Middle Palar River Basin by DPASV Technique

Authors(3) :-M. R. Kuppusamy, N. Mahalakshmi, T. M. Sridhar

The determination of various forms of zinc heavy metal in the ground water was carried out by differential pulse anodic stripping voltammetry (DPASV) technique. Twenty samples of ground water were collected during three different seasons from January-2014 to November-2014 from bore wells. The sampling stations were located in middle palar river basin near areas influenced by tanneries and textiles dying industries. The samples were analyzed for labile, non-labile and total dissolved forms of zinc content. It was found that non-labile form dominated the speciation of zinc in Ranipettai and Kancheepuram stations. The concentrations of Zn labile fractions were found to be the highest during monsoon and summer seasons in and around Kancheepuram stations. It was found that the percentages of labile and non-labile forms varied widely with respect to the stations in different seasons.

Authors and Affiliations

M. R. Kuppusamy
P.G Department of Chemistry, Rajeswari Vedachalam Government, Arts College, Chengalpattu, Tamilnadu, India
N. Mahalakshmi
Department of Analytical Chemistry, University of Madras, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
T. M. Sridhar

Trace metals, Speciation, chemical form, ground waters

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 8 | November-December 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 379-382
Manuscript Number : IJSRST173890
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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M. R. Kuppusamy, N. Mahalakshmi, T. M. Sridhar, " Speciation of Zinc Heavy Metal in Ground Water of Middle Palar River Basin by DPASV Technique", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 8, pp.379-382, November-December-2017.
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