Inventory compilation and distribution of heavy metals in wastewater from small-scale industrial areas of Delhi, India.

@article{Rawat2003InventoryCA,
  title={Inventory compilation and distribution of heavy metals in wastewater from small-scale industrial areas of Delhi, India.},
  author={Manju Rawat and Mechah Charles Zuriels Moturi and Vaidyanathan Subramanian},
  journal={Journal of environmental monitoring : JEM},
  year={2003},
  volume={5 6},
  pages={
          906-12
        }
}
Delhi has the highest cluster of small-scale industries (SSI) in India. There are generally less stringent rules for the treatment of waste in SSI due to less waste generation within each individual industry. This results in SSI disposing of their wastewater untreated into drains and subsequently into the river Yamuna, which is a major source of potable water in Delhi, thus posing a potential health and environmental risk to the people living in Delhi and downstream. To study the quantity… CONTINUE READING
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