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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2017, Volume : 10, Issue : 10
First page : ( 3483) Last page : ( 3488)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00623.0

Physico Chemical Analysis of Groundwater near Municipal Solid Waste Dump Site and Non Dump Site-A Comparative study around Mayiladuthurai, India

Sangeetha S1,*, Dr. Selvarajan G2,**

1Research Scholar, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, India

2Assistant Professor, Thiru. Vi. Ka. Government Arts College, Thiruvarur, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: sangeethamyd@gmail.com

**E-mail: selvaa_00@rediff.com

Online published on 26 March, 2018.

Abstract

Ground Water samples were collected from five bore wells located near the open dump site around 500 meters from Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) of Mayiladuthurai, Tamilnadu State, India and five samples from five to ten kilometers away from Municipal Solid Waste (non-dump site) of Mayiladuthurai. The samples were collected and sent to the laboratory within six hours for analysis. The physico chemical parameters like Total Solid (TS), Total Dissolved State (TDS), pH, Electrical Conductivity (EC), Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD), and Hardness were studied. During the study, it was determined that TDS ranges from 644 mg/l to 127 mg/l and dump sites come under 371 mg/l to 921 mg/l. Therefore the soil parameters in study area have influenced leachate migration.

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Keywords

Municipal Solid Waste, Leachate, Groundwater.

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