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Quality groundwater Assessment in Narayankher area Medak District, Telangana, India
Authors(2) :-Sudhakar A, Praveen Raj Saxena
The present paper deals with groundwater is a vital source of water for domestic and agricultural activities in Narayankher mandal, medak district due to lack of surface water resources groundwater quality and its suitability for drinking and agriculture usage were evaluated. Physical and chemical parameters of groundwater such as pH, Electrical Conductivity, Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), TH, Na+, K+, Ca 2+, Mg 2+, Cl-, HCO3-, CO3-, and, SO4- and Chemical index like Percentage of Sodium (Na%), Chloro Alkaline Indices (CAI), Kelleyâ€™s Ratio, Gibbâ€™s and Magnesium hazard were calculated based on the analytical results. High total hardness and TDS in a few places identify the unsuitability of groundwater for drinking and irrigation. Such areas require special care to provide adequate drainage and introduce alternative salt tolerance cropping. The overall quality of water in the Narayankher, medak district is high for all pollution constituents from extraneous source ruling was also carried out which has provided information regarding.
Sudhakar A, Praveen Raj Saxena
Groundwater, Drinking and irrigation water, Qualitative and quantitative analysis, Physiochemical.
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Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 5 | March-April 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-04-30
License: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 408-421
Manuscript Number : IJSRST184514
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
Sudhakar A, Praveen Raj Saxena, "Quality groundwater Assessment in Narayankher area Medak District, Telangana, India", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp. 408-421, March-April-2018
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