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Assessment of Water Quality Status in Reference to Statistical Parameters in Different Aquifers of Balco Industrial Area, Korba, C.G. INDIA

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Chemistry, G.B.V. Post Graduate College, Hardibazar, Korba-495446 C.G., INDIA
  • 2 Department of Chemistry, C.M.D. Post Graduate College, Bilaspur-495001, C.G. INDIA

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 1, Issue (9), Pages 67-72, December,18 (2011)


Nature has provided us all fundamental resources such as air, water and land for growth, development and survival. Air is a mixture of various gases in which nitrogen (78%), oxygen (21%) and rest other gases are main constituents. Water is making hydrosphere in land which account 65% of out body and blood contain 83%. It is chief natural resource. However the safe water become scarce commodity owing to huge blending of contaminated water. We have taken montly as well as seasonal investigation of the water from different aquatic sources in Balco industrial area. 30 Water samples are collected from ten sites (BS1 to BS10) in 2L capacity containers (July 2009 to Sep. 2009) for physical and chemical analysis especially selected heavy metals such as Fe, Al, Zn, Mn and As by recommend procedures. Statistical investigation reveals that mean value for turbidity (SW 156.6 NTU, GW 32.7 NTU), TH (SW 655.3 mg/L), Fe (SW 1.303, GW 2.830 mg/L), Al(SW 2.111 mg/L, GW 0.437 mg/L) were found above the threshold value. Strong +ive relation was calculated for SW and GW between TS vs TDS [SW r(t) = + 0.938(2.706), GW = + 0.977(4.582)]. The high % CV was calculated for Zn 151.8 (GW) and 146.2 ( SW). According to results obtained, it is suggested water sources are not suitable for human consumption, without former treatment.


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