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Peer Reviewed and Refereed Journal

JPAST is a Peer Reviewed & Refereed biannual multidisciplinary journal starting from July 2011. Articles are invited for Dec 23 issue.
Volume 1, Issue 2, Pages 23-30, July 2011

Pollution Status of a hypertrophic fresh water pond of

district Mirzapur

Yashodhara Sharma* and Rashmi Jaiswal

*Associate Prof., Deptt. of  Zology, HNB Govt. P.G. College, Nani, Allahabad


Fresh water Pond selected for present study is situated in the village Manguri which belongs to Chetganj town area of district Mirzapur. It can be referred as hypertrophic pond as it receives various types of waste from surroundings, such as agricultural run off (containing non-biodegradable pesticide and fertilizers) household or domestic waste, soap and detergents and organic waste (cow dung) load along with temple garbage. This pond has been studied for pollution with special emphasis on physico-chemical characteristics. The level of pollution was found to reach the maximum during summers. The pond water contains high level of pH, Alkalinity, BOD & COD. Total suspended solids, Dissolved solids, Nitrates, Phosphates & heavy metal Chromium also exceeds the permissible limit.

Key words: Hypertrophic, Non-Biodegradable.

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