Heavy metal water pollution- A case study

@inproceedings{Verma2013HeavyMW,
  title={Heavy metal water pollution- A case study},
  author={Rashmi Verma and Pratima Rani Dwivedi},
  year={2013}
}
Heavy metals are dangerous because they tend to bioaccumulate. Bioaccumulation means an increase in the concentration of a chemical in a biological organism over time, compared to the chemical's concentration in the environment. Compounds accumulate in living things any time they are taken up and stored faster than they are broken down (metabolized) or excreted. Heavy metals can enter a water supply by industrial and consumer waste, or even from acidic rain breaking down soils and releasing… CONTINUE READING

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