Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2015

ISSN Print :  0975-4393

ISSN Online :  2349-2988


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Preliminary Investigations of Ground Water Quality in Rural Areas of Karwi, Chitrakoot



Address:   Sharwan Kumar Dixit1*, Ashok Kumar Tiwari2 and Surya Kant Chaturvedi1
1Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science and Environment, Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot GramodayaVishwavidyalay, Chitrakoot (Satna), M. P. India
2Ayurveda Sadan, JRD Tata Foundation for Research in Ayurveda & Yoga Science, Arogyadham, Deendayal Research Institute, Chitrakoot, District-Satna, India - 485334 (M.P.)
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2349-2988.2015.00024.8

ABSTRACT:
Water is one of the most important of all natural resources known on the earth. The safety of drinking water is important for the health. The safety of drinking water is affected by various contaminants which included chemical and microbiological. Such contaminants cause serious health problems. The physico-chemical analyses of ground and drinking water quality in rural areas of Karwi, Chitrakoot were studied. Temperature, pH, electrical conductivity, total dissolved solids, Total hardness have been determined along various water quality profiles. The experimental procedures were set according to the BIS and WHO (1999). Average pH, total dissolved solids, total hardness, chloride, alkalinity, fluoride, nitrate, sulphate, phosphate and Iron values are 6.87, 649.92 mg/l, 465.29, 153.66 mg/l, 344.22 mg/l, 0.95 mg/l, 36.48 mg/l, 17.74 mg/l, 0.14 mg/l and 0.10 mg/l in respectively. The study was reported some other important parameters which exceeded the permissible limit and it is unsuitable for drinking purposes.
KEYWORDS:
Physico-Chemical Parameters, Groundwater, Water Quality
Cite:
Sharwan Kumar Dixit, Ashok Kumar Tiwari, Surya Kant Chaturvedi. Preliminary Investigations of Ground Water Quality in Rural Areas of Karwi, Chitrakoot. Research J. Science and Tech. 7(3):July- Sept. 2015; Page 176-182.
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