International Journal of Environmental Sciences

Volume 6 Issue 5 2015- March 2016 Pages:883- 893 <<Previous    Next>>

Assessment of groundwater quality in and around Thiruvallur district, Tamilnadu

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Shanthi N, Elamvaluthi M, Kotteswari M and Murugesan S
PG and Research Dept of Botany, Pachaiyappa’s College, Chennai-600 030.


The assessment of water quality is very important for knowing its suitability for various purposes. The present study was carried to evaluate the groundwater quality in and around Thiruvallur District. Water samples were collected from 12 different regions of Thiruvallur town and analyzed various physico-chemical parameters. The results showed that many of the water quality parameters from residential areas above the permissible limits of BIS and WHO.

Keywords: Physico-chemical parameters, water pollution, bsi, water quality, groundwater.


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