PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF DRINKING WATER OF THE SHIVNA RIVER
Tamnna Patidar*, Shruti Sharma, Prakash Das, Pooja Patidar, Ishwa Namdev, Kundan Mali and Dr. Shashank Bhatt*
The Shivna the holy river passes from district Mandsaur (M.P.) but it is greatly unfortunate that it is highly polluted due to the addition of dirty drainages which mingle into it at different places for a long time. The Shivna river water samples were collected from five different stations that are situated at different places situated on the bank of river at Mandsaur. Drinking water of the Shivna river quality was determined with different parameters such as pH, chloride, nitrate etc. and all parameters were compared with standard WHO, ICMR and CPCB. Out of them at five stations the water samples of two stations’ S-1 and S-2 were under specific parameters while other three stations S-3, S-4 and S-5 were not suitable for drinking and even bathing due to the pollution with discharge of sewage water into the river.
Keywords: Physicochemical and Biological Parameters, MSW, Toxicity, Shivna River.
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