Health Risk Assessment To Zinc In Drinking Water Of Rural Residents Living In Bhusawal City, Maharashtra (India)

S. A. Nagdev, M. R. Bhurat, K. R. Gupta
2018 Pharmatutor  
ABSTARCT The Present study was designed for the estimation of essential trace element Zinc in drinking water from natural sources like well, bore-well and river of Bhusawal (Maharashtra) (21.0455° N, 75.8011° E). Samples were evaluated as per Bureau of Indian standards 10500 for Zinc, Concentration of Zinc in water samples of River, well and Bore well was found within the safe limits of World Health Organization guidelines for zinc and also study finding suggest that bore well is the better and
more » ... rich source of Zinc as compared to Well and river and population residing in the region and consuming water from bore well would be less prone to Zinc deficiency as compared to Population consuming water from other sources like well and river.
doi:10.29161/pt.v6.i5.2018.48 fatcat:iqlf6n3wfvaihpzzg7qvr6lxsa