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Research Journal of Science and Technology
Year : 2015, Volume : 7, Issue : 3
First page : ( 151) Last page : ( 157)
Print ISSN : 0975-4393. Online ISSN : 2349-2988.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2988.2015.00021.2

Potassium, Sodium and other Important Physico-Chemical Parameters Present in Drinking Water of Residential Compound of Hostel at Chitrakoot and Majhagwan Area, India

Tiwari Ashok Kumar*

Ayurveda Sadan, JRD Tata Foundation for Research in Ayurveda & Yoga Science, Arogyadham, Deendayal Research Institute, Chitrakoot, Satna, Madhya Pradesh-485334

*Corresponding Author E-mail: gangagargi@gmail.com, ashokckt77@yahoo.com

Online published on 29 October, 2015.

Abstract

Water is indispensable for the existence and survival of life on earth. Water is needed in almost every sphere of human activity. Groundwater pollution is one of the environmental problems in urban areas. The paper presents potassium, sodium and other important physico-chemical parameters present in drinking water of residential compound of hostel at Chitrakoot and Majhagwan area, India and analyzed for their physico-chemical and biological characteristics. The results of this analysis were compared with the water quality standards of WHO, BIS and ICMR. The water samples have been collected from 6 bore wells and hand pump in Chitrakoot and Majhagwan area. In this analysis the various physicochemical and biological parameters such as pH, EC, Total Dissolved Solids, Total Hardness, Ca, Mg, Na, NO3, K, Fe, Cl and E. coli were determined using standard procedures.

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Keywords

Water quality, physic-chemical parameters, pollution study, drinking water.

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