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Research Journal of Science and Technology
Year : 2015, Volume : 7, Issue : 3
First page : ( 176) Last page : ( 182)
Print ISSN : 0975-4393. Online ISSN : 2349-2988.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2988.2015.00024.8

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

Dixit Sharwan Kumar1,*, Tiwari Ashok Kumar2, Chaturvedi Surya Kant1

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 E-mail: sharawandixit@gmail.com

Online published on 29 October, 2015.

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.

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Keywords

Physico-Chemical Parameters, Groundwater, Water Quality.

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