Removal of Lead from Polluted Musi Water using Bio Surfactants (Rhamnolipids)
Dr. K. Nagajyothi, Swami Vivekananda Institute of Technology, Secunderabad (Telangana), India.
Manuscript received on 01 November 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 13 November 2019 | Manuscript Published on 22 November 2019 | PP: 2183-2185 | Volume-8 Issue-6S3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: F14190986S319/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.F1419.0986S319
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Abstract: The largest city discharges about 600 million litres of waste water into the River Musi. Due to indiscriminate urbanisation and lack of planning, Musi has been the receptacle for the domestic and industrial waste water in the city. High levels of chemical, biomedical, biological, pharmaceutical and industrial contamination cause ground water pollution has endangered aquatic life(1). People depend on the vegetables and fruits grown on Musi river bed leading to diseases and even miscarriages. The polluted water contains high levels of lead which leads to damage of nervous system, hematopoietic system, renal system, cardiovascular system, reproductive system etc.
Keywords: Musi Water, Musi River etc.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences