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Assessment of Groundwater quality through GIS for Khed Taluka, District Ratnagiri, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Dept of SWE, CTAE, MPUAT, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
  • 2Dept of SWE, CTAE, MPUAT, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
  • 3Dept of SWE, CTAE, MPUAT, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
  • 4Dept of SWE, CTAE, MPUAT, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
  • 5Dept of Agril Statistics and Computer Applications, RCA, MPUAT, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
  • 6Dept of Renewable Energy Sources, CTAE, MPUAT, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 5, Issue (11), Pages 8-14, November,22 (2016)


The present study was undertaken to evaluate groundwater quality and maps the spatial distribution for Khed taluka, Ratnagiri district through the Geographical Information System (GIS). Khed taluka is experiencing development at a faster rate, due to this settlement depends on groundwater resources. The IDW geospatial technique was used to prepare the geospatial distribution concept of ground water parameters which was very useful for deciding the water quality index maps. To prepare a water quality index map ArcGIS environment is used. The groundwater status of Khed taluka is good for drinking and domestic utilization.


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