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Table 6 Characteristics of lake sediments

From: Aqueous chemistry of anthropogenically contaminated Bengaluru lakes

Lake sedimentGravimetric water content (%)Organic matter
(%)
TDS (from EC test; mg L−1)Ion composition of water leachate (mg L−1)
Ca2+Mg2+Na+K+HCO3SO42−Cl
Puttenahalli36610.428647.933.04.22.473.252.54.3
Ulsoor72216.230146.330.12.81.987.534.30
Nagawara2355.81654.137.27.25.411.229.10
    Exchangeable cations (ammonium acetate extract; meq 100 g−1)   
Ca2+Mg2+Na+K+
Puttenahalli18.8360.520.25 
Ulsoor76.251.20.70.38 
Nagawara5.1100.30.460.66