Industrial development and misuse of groundwater in Tabriz are the main cause of groundwater metal contamination. In this study concentration of Cr , Pb , Hg , Zn , Cu and Cd in groundwater in industrial area of Tabriz were evaluated. Cluster analysis of data showed that , the concentration of Hg is 82 which is twice as much as standard level. The main reason of high level of Hg was found petrochemical industry in the area.
A. Baghvand, G.R. Nabi, N. Mehrdadi, S. Givehchi and M. Ardestani, 2006. Contamination of Ground Water in Heavy Metals Concentration of Tabriz Industrial Zone. Journal of Applied Sciences, 6: 1652-1658.