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Impact of Idol Immersion on Water Quality of Kolar River in Saoner, Dist. Nagpur, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Department of Zoology, Bhalerao Science College, Saoner, Dist. Nagpur, Maharashtra, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 3, Issue (3), Pages 39-42, March,22 (2014)

Abstract

India is the country of rich cultural heritage and festivals. Peoples here celebrate festivals with great enthusiasm. Among all the Indian festivals Ganesh Utsav and Durga Puja is celebrated by every community. These festivals end by idol immersion in water. These idols are made up of degradable and non-degradable components and paints containing heavy metals due to that immersion activity deteriorates water quality.The present study has been made to analyze the physicochemical parameters of the river Kolar after idol immersion from two stations for analyzing the various physicochemical parameters such as Temperature, pH, TDS, DO, Phosphate , Nitrate, BOD, COD, Oil and Grease, etc. The work highlights the condition of this river water after idol immersion with respect to the parameters mentioned above.

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