Tuesday , 5 March 2024

The Assessment of Fluoride levels in Ground Water of Mydukur Municipality of YSR Kadapa Dt., A.P, India

A. Ramesh Babu*1, S. Pavan Kalyan1, P. Suresh1, B. Rajeswari1, M. V. Hari Prasad1, B. Muralidhara Reddy2 and
V. Sunitha2
1Dept.of Chemistry, SCNR Govt. Degree College, Proddatur, YSR Kadapa dist, A.P, India
2Dept.of Geology and Geo informatics, Yogi Vemana University, Kadap, A.P, India

Potentiometric analysis is used for the determination fluoride levels in the ground water of Mydukur municipality. Fluoride ion selective electrodes is used to determine fluoride concentrations in ground water due to its high selectivity, specificity and low detection limits. A total of ten samples from different locations of Mydukur municipality area are tested in the laboratory. Fluoride levels in the study are exceeds the WHO permissible limits (0.5-1.5mg/L). The fluoride levels study area ranges from 1.59 – 4.4 mg/L with an average of 2.467 mg/L.
Keywords: Fluoride, Ground water, ISE, Fluorosis, Mydukur.

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