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Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 2016, 4(4), 96-101
DOI: 10.12691/aees-4-4-3
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Assessment of Ground Water Quality of Bhagwanpur Industrial Area of Haridwar in Uttarakhand, India

Bhavtosh Sharma1, , Krishna Kumar Savera2, Sudhanshu Kausik2, Pankaj Saini2, Sushil Bhadula2, Vijay Sharma3 and Prashant Singh4

1Uttarakhand Science Education & Research Centre (USERC), Dehradun-248 006, Uttarakhand, India

2Department of Environmental Sciences, Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar- 249 411, Uttarakhand, India

3Society of Environmental Education & Mass Awareness, Haridwar-249 407, Uttarakhand, India

4Department of Chemistry, DAV (PG) College, Dehradun-248 001, Uttarakhand, India

Pub. Date: December 05, 2016

Cite this paper:
Bhavtosh Sharma, Krishna Kumar Savera, Sudhanshu Kausik, Pankaj Saini, Sushil Bhadula, Vijay Sharma and Prashant Singh. Assessment of Ground Water Quality of Bhagwanpur Industrial Area of Haridwar in Uttarakhand, India. Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 2016; 4(4):96-101. doi: 10.12691/aees-4-4-3

Abstract

The ground water quality of Bhagwanpur Industrial Area of Haridwar district of Hilly state Uttarakhand in India has been studied. Under the study, the ground water samples were collected as per Bureau of Indian Standard from the selected locations of the area with the identification of their longitude and latitude. The GIS locations of the sampling sites have been shown in GIS map. Further, the samples were analyzed as per guidelines of BIS for 12 drinking water quality parameters like Colour, Temperature, pH, Total Hardness, Alkalinity, Chloride, TDS, Sulfate, Nitrate, Fluoride, Arsenic and Iron in analytical laboratory within the standard time limit of analysis. The results of the study have been explained in the paper. The Arsenic and Iron values in the ground water samples in some places have been found more than BIS standard limits. The probable reasons of the problem with the hydrogeology of Bhagwanpur area have also been described in the paper.

Keywords:
drinking water ground water water quality chemical analysis Bhagwanpur industrial area Haridwar Uttarakhand India

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