EVALUATION OF PHYSICOCHEMICAL PARAMETERS-(TEMPERATURE, PH AND CONDUCTANCE) OF EFFLUENTS WASTES OF QUID-E-AZAM INDUSTRIAL ESTATE WASTEWATER
Muhammad Sajjad, Saima Hanif and Dr. Shahid Raza*
The population explosion, the development of technology and industry has brought numerous problems and has been the cause of deterioration of the environment. The serious issue of concern is efficient collection and treatment of non-rural and industrial wastewater in developing countries like Pakistan. This study was designed to evaluate physicochemical parameters like Temperature, PH and Conductance of wastewater effluent in Quid-e Azam Industrial estate being located in industrial areas. The main drain of industrial estate carries wastewater stretches from 0-550 m ahead. The Quality of waste water varied greatly as collected from various locations. The study focuses on significance of treatment plant prior to disposal of waste water and can prove to be invaluable source of data for its design. Samples were collected and characterized by using different techniques. The PH varies from 6.69 to 11.65, Conductance from 1076μS/cm. Results were compared with National Environmental Quality Standards (NEQS) and it was concluded that wastewater was highly polluted which will deteriorate all the water bodies.
Keywords: wastewater, Quid-e-Azam industrial estate, drains.
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