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Determination of arsenic contamination in ground water of Gorakhpur District by using hydride generation atomic absorption spectrophotometer

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Botany, Deen Dayal Upadhayay Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, UP, India

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 6, Issue (9), Pages 38-40, September,22 (2017)


Present study has been carried out for the determination of Arsenic content in Gorakhpur district. Arsenic content was analyzed by using HG-AAS. The physico-chemical parameters of Gorakhpur district was also analyzed for the detection of ground water quality. For this study Ground water samples are collected from twenty sampling areas of Gorakhpur district. The samples were prepared for analysis with the help of HG-AAS. HG-AAS is very simple and unique technique for the detection of metal analysis in water, urine, and plant samples. Arsenic content is very toxic for human being. The water quality parameters like Nitrate, Fluoride, Iron, Chloride, Total hardness ph, EC, TDS, Alkinity and Turbidity. The result shows that most of the analyzed parameters from sampling sites are more or less within the limit of WHO.


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