EFFECTS OF SEWAGE SLUDGE BIO – AVAILABLE HEAVY METALS

EFFECTS OF SEWAGE SLUDGE BIO – AVAILABLE HEAVY METALS ON¬†AGRICULTURAL SOILS AND WHEAT CROP Savita Sihag and Rajesh Kumar Lohchab* Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, 125001, Haryana (India) [Corresponding author E-mail-*: rajeshlohchab@yahoo.com] Received: 12-06-2016 Accepted: 09-03-2017 Abstract: The soil used in pot cultivation was slightly alkaline in nature (pH 7.2) having organic carbon content of 0.62%. The heavy metals¬†contents were determined in sludge of GJUST STP, plant and HUDA STP, plant. Read More …

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 …

PHYSICO-CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SEWAGE AT DIFFERENT CONCENTRATIONS

PHYSICO-CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SEWAGE AT DIFFERENT CONCENTRATIONS DILUTED WITH MUNICIPAL TAP WATER UNDER LABORATORY CONDITIONS Sushil Bhadula and B. D. Joshi* Department of Environmental Science, Dev Sanskriti University, Haridwar *Department of Zoology & Environmental Sciences, Gurukula Kangri University, Haridwar Received: 18-04-2014 Accepted: 31-05-2014 Abstract: The present experiment is focused to know the physico-chemical characteristics of sewage at different concentrations following its dilution with drinking tap water under the laboratory conditions. Selected physico-chemical parameters viz. pH, turbidity, total dissolved solids, dissolved Read More …