A study on the levels of fluoride in ground water and prevalence of dental fluorosis in certain areas of Virudhunagar District

The present work aims to study the level of fluoride in bore well, open well, and in handpump water samples of different places of Virudhunagar district, Tamil Nadu, and also to analyse other water quality parameters, like pH, electrical conductivity, turbidity, acidity, alkalinity, total solids, chlorides, iron, sodium, potassium, fluorides and total hardness. The analysis shows a low fluoride level of 0.2 mg/L and high leve of 1.8 mg/L in Virudhunagar district.