ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Vaipar estuary

 

Name of the estuary
Vaipar estuary
Name of the river
Vaippar
District
Thoothukudi
State
Tamil Nadu

 

Image 

 

River Basin Map

 

 

Physico-chemical parameters

Sediment samples

 

Sl. No.

Heavy metals

Ranges

1

Chromium

15 - 40 μg/g

2

Copper

18 - 48 μg/g

3

Lead

15 - 36 μg/g

4

Zinc

180 - 410 μg/g

 

Reference

Diya E. Abukashim, Mohamed A. Fadel, Omar A. Aghil and V. Pragatheeswaran and J.S.Yogesh Kumar, 2014. Distribution of heavy metal pollution in Vaipar coastal sediments, Southeast coast of India. International Journal of Advanced Research, 2(6): 886–891.