The paper deals with short review and the determination of seven trace metals namely. CU, Fe, Mn, Zn, Ni, Cr and Pb in the ground water of different sites of chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. All activities carried out on the ground surface have direct or indirect impact on the ground water whether associated with urban ,industrial or agricultural activities large scale concentrated source of pollutants, such as industrial discharges and sub surface injection of chemicals and hazardous are obvious source of ground water pollutants. This study was carryout in the month of during April and May 2012. The samples were collected from seven different source of chittoor district of tirupati town. The results obtained are compared with safe limits in ppm for heavy metals laid down by BIS, WHO, ICMR, APHA.