Risk Assessment Of Drinking Water Of Chinnor Areas, Gwalior, India

Abstract:

The present study was designed to assess the quality of potable water supplied by municipal cooperation of Chinnor to the different human settlement areas like Puri, Fatepur, Harnamkapura, and puri colony of Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India. All the samples were analyzed for various physico-chemical parameters like Hardness, Alkalinity, Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), chloride, Nitrate, Sulphite, Electrical conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen (DO), Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) by following the standard methods of APHA. The results of present study revealed that all the parameters analysed are higher from the standard given by USEPA, WHO and BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards).

Keywords: Water quality and human risk.

Savita Chauhan

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