Volume No. 9 Issue No.: 3 Page No.: 562-576 January-March 2015

 

STUDY OF GROUNDWATER QUALITY AT KARERA BLOCK OF SHIVPURI DISTRICT, MADHYA PRADESH, INDIA

 

Narwaria Y.S.*1, Kushwah Kush and Saksena D.N.2

1. Ministry of Rural Development, Department of Land Resources, CGO, Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi (INDIA) 2. School of Studies in Zoology, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh (INDIA)

 

Received on : October 18, 2014

 

ABSTRACT

 

A study was carried out in Karera block of Shivpuri district, Madhya Pradesh, India to evaluate the current status of physico-chemical characteristics of ground water. Ground water samples were obtained from sources like hand pumps and wells, covering 10 villages of the Karera block. The water samples were collected from 12 water resources in iodine treated bottles by taking all precautions. The physico-chemical parameters such as water temperature, turbidity, electrical conductivity, total dissolved, solids dissolved oxygen, pH, free carbon dioxide, Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), total hardness, total alkalinity, chlorides, sulphates, nitrate-nitrogen, nitrite-nitrogen, phosphates, silicates, calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium and fluoride have been analyzed. The results showed that among the ground water many of the estimated physicochemical parameters of Karera block areas are more or less with the permissible limits of ICMR, 1975, BIS, 1992 and WHO, 2004.

 

Keywords : Physico-chemical characteristics, Ground water, Karera block, Shivpuri, Iodine

 

 

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