Fluoride in Drinking Water -Its Effects and Removal
Keywords: Water resources map, Defluoridation, Fluoridation
AbstractOccurrence of fluoride in water, its metabolism, excretion. effect oingestion in human and cattle system and methods of fluoridation and defluoridation have been discussed. The presence of fluoride in waters occurring in India, with special reference to Rajasthan desert has been reviewed. Based on the survey and physico-chemical analyses of about 2,700 water samples of Rajasthan, distribution of fluoride in this area has been discussed wrth reference to drinking water standards. A water resources map showing concentrations of fluoride in four arid districts of Rajasthan is also presented.
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Gopal, R., & Ghosh, P. (2014). Fluoride in Drinking Water -Its Effects and Removal. Defence Science Journal, 35(1), 71-88. https://doi.org/10.14429/dsj.35.6002
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