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Analysis of Ground Water Quality Parameters: A Review

Author Affiliations

  • 1 CE-AMD, S.G.S.I.T.S. College, Indore, INDIA
  • 2 S.G.S.I.T.S.College, Indore, INDIA
  • 3 Regional Lab, M.P.P.C.B., Indore, INDIA

Res. J. Engineering Sci., Volume 3, Issue (5), Pages 26-31, May,26 (2014)

Abstract

Due to human and industrial activities the ground water is contaminated. This is the serious problem now a day. Thus the analysis of the water quality is very important to preserve and prefect the natural eco system. The assessment of the ground water quality was carried out in the different wards of Indore City. The present work is aimed at assessing the water quality index (WQI) for the ground water of Indore City and its industrial area .The ground water samples of all the selected stations from the wards were collected for a physiochemical analysis. For calculating present water quality status by statistical evaluation and water quality index, following 27 parameters have been considered Viz. pH, color, total dissolved solids. electrical conductivity, total alkalinity, total hardness, calcium, chromium, zinc, manganese, nickel. The obtained results are compared with Indian Standard Drinking Water specification IS: 10500-2012. The study of physico-chemical and biological characteristics of this ground water sample suggests that the evaluation of water quality parameters as well as water quality management practices should be carried out periodically to protect the water resources.

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