PREVALENCE OF HEAVY METAL RESISTANT BACTERIA IN SAMPLES FROM SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANTS AND COMMON EFFLUENTS TREATMENT PLANTS

PREVALENCE OF HEAVY METAL RESISTANT BACTERIA IN SAMPLES FROM SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANTS AND COMMON EFFLUENTS TREATMENT PLANTS Katyal*1, P. P. Sahota1, D. Singh2 and R. Sikka2 1Department of Microbiology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141001. 2Department of Soil Sciences, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141001. [Corresponding author E-mail*1: drpkatyal@pau.edu] Received: 14-07-2015 Accepted: 05-11-2015 Abstract: A total of twenty one morphologically distinct bacterial strains were isolated from selected-28 samples from sewage treatment plants (STPs) and one untreated sample from common effluent treatment plant located in Read More …

PHYSICO-CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF RAMGANGA RIVER WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO POLLUTION STATUS

PHYSICO-CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF RAMGANGA RIVER WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO POLLUTION STATUS AT MORADABAD AND KALAGARH: A COMPARATIVE STUDY Shweta Rani and Pramod Kumar Department of Zoology, R.H.G.(P.G.) College, Kashipur Udham Singh Nagar-244713 e-mail: shwetaschoolar@gmail.com Received: 25-08-2014 Accepted: 25-11-2014 Abstract: The present study is focused on impact of effluents discharged through industrial wastes and sewage on water quality of Ramganga River. Some selected physico-chemical parameters viz. temperature, pH, transparency dissolved oxygen, bio-chemical oxygen demand, total dissolved solids and velocity were monitored. Read More …