International Journal of Environmental Sciences

Volume 2 Issue 3 2012           Pages: 1154- 1160

Studies on chemistry and Water Quality Index of ground water in Chincholi Taluk, Gulbarga district, Karnataka India

Author Information:

Srinivas Kushtagi - Department of Civil Engineering, P.D.A. College of Engineering, Gulbarga

Padaki  Srinivas - Department of Chemistry, P.D.A. College of Engineering, Gulbarga

The major water quality parameters exceeding the permissible limits are TH, Ca, Mg, alkalinity and other parameters, the present study is carried out to explore the characteristics of ground water and water quality Index of ground water for Chincholi taluka Gulbarga District. Water samples from tube wells, open wells and hand pumps at various locations were collected using standard procedural methods. Ground water analysis of Chincholi  taluka needs some degree of treatment before consumption.

Keywords : Ground water, Water Quality Index, Gulbarga, Chincholi, Chemical characteristics.

DOI: 10.6088/ijes.00202030004

© 2012 Copyright Srinivas Kushtagi and Padaki  Srinivas, licensee IPA.This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (2.0) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The electronic version of the article can be downloaded below.

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