Ground Water Analysis for Physical and Chemical Parameters in Chromepet Area



The project wa scarried out in and around Chromepet area,Chennaiwhich covers parts of MGR Nagar,Eashwari Nagar,Gokulam colony toPammal includingLeatherIndustries surrounding Tirupananthal Lake.The area serve sas a hometown for various small and large scale tanning industries along with housing areas,educational institutions and lakes. Tanning of leather mainly Chrome tanning is popularly practiced here, so the place is called ‘Chrome`pet.’It is situated in the outskirts of Chennai city,TamilNadu.The location taken for study is 13km away from the Bay of Bengal. About 25 samples were collected and the physico-Chemical parameters including copper and chromium of ground water samples has been analysed. Thus this study is aimed to indicate the impact of effluent from tanning industries on the deterioration of ground water quality in this area.

Keywords: Physico-Chemical characteristics, Chromepet, Chromium, Copper, drinkingwater.


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