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 AJAC  Vol.6 No.10 , September 2015
Sewage Pollution in Central India
Abstract: Raipur is a fast growing city in central India due to being commercial centre for the steel, cement and forest products of the country. Large quantity (≈300 million lit/day) of untreated sewage waste water is discharged into seven reservoirs located in the city. Sewage carries excessive nutrients, heavy metals, organics, bacteria, yeast and fungi by leaking contents into the drinking water which cause acute health problems, ranging from common diarrhoea to deadly diseases such as hepatitis, cholera, typhoid fever, etc. Therefore, in this work, the microbial and chemical contamination of sewage waste of Raipur city, Chhattisgarh, India is described.
Cite this paper: Patel, K. , Dahariya, N. , Chakradhari, S. , Sahu, P. , Rajhans, K. , Ramteke, S. , Lata, L. and Milosh, H. (2015) Sewage Pollution in Central India. American Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 6, 787-796. doi: 10.4236/ajac.2015.610075.
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