Health risk assessment to Calcium in drinking water of rural residents living in Bhusawal city, Maharashtra (India)

  • Sanjay A Nagdev K.Y.D.S.C.T’s College of Pharmacy
  • Mayur R Bhurat K.Y.D.S.C.T’s College of Pharmacy
  • Upendra B Gandagule K.Y.D.S.C.T’s College of Pharmacy
  • Krishna R Gupta Smt. Kishoritai Bhoyar college of Pharmacy
Keywords: Calcium, Water, Safety levels, Well, River, Bore well

Abstract

The Present study was designed for the estimation of essential trace element Calcium in drinking water from natural sources like well, bore-well and river (Tapti) of Bhusawal (Maharashtra) (21.0455° N, 75.8011° E). Samples were evaluated as per Bureau of Indian standards 10500 for Calcium, Concentration of Calcium in water samples of River, well and Bore well was found within the safe limits of World Health Organization guidelines for Calcium and also study finding suggest that well is the better and rich source of Calcium as compared to Bore Well and river and population residing in the region and consuming water from well would be less prone to Calcium deficiency and risks associated with it, as compared to Population consuming water from other sources like Bore well and river.

Author Biographies

Sanjay A Nagdev, K.Y.D.S.C.T’s College of Pharmacy

Department of Quality assurance,
K.Y.D.S.C.T’s College of Pharmacy, Sakegaon-Bhusawal, Maharashtra, India

Mayur R Bhurat, K.Y.D.S.C.T’s College of Pharmacy

Department of Pharmacognosy,
K.Y.D.S.C.T’s College of Pharmacy, Sakegaon-Bhusawal, Maharashtra, India

Upendra B Gandagule, K.Y.D.S.C.T’s College of Pharmacy

Department of Pharmacognosy,
K.Y.D.S.C.T’s College of Pharmacy, Sakegaon-Bhusawal, Maharashtra, India

Krishna R Gupta, Smt. Kishoritai Bhoyar college of Pharmacy

Department of Pharmaceutical chemistry,
Smt. Kishoritai Bhoyar college of Pharmacy,
Kamptee, Maharashtra, India

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Published
2018-10-01
How to Cite
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Nagdev, S., Bhurat, M., Gandagule, U. and Gupta, K. 2018. Health risk assessment to Calcium in drinking water of rural residents living in Bhusawal city, Maharashtra (India). PharmaTutor. 6, 10 (Oct. 2018), 41-43. DOI:https://doi.org/10.29161/PT.v6.i10.2018.41.
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