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Emphasizing the Quality of Some Selected Ground Water Samples of Kanyakumari District, India Using Quality Index Assessment

Author Affiliations

  • Chemistry Research Centre, Women’s Christian College, Nagercoil–629001, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 2, Issue (9), Pages 76-82, September,22 (2013)


The Quality Index assessment method is used to monitor the pollution status of water samples by integrating the water quality variables. The aim of this work is to monitor the pollution level of ground water samples from different places of kanyakumari district. For calculating the Quality Index the following18 water quality variables such as EC, TDS, DO, TH,pH, alkalinity, calcium, sodium, magnesium, sulphate, phosphate, potassium, chloride, fluoride, manganese and nitrate have been considered. The different ground water samples of Kanyakumari district have quality index values ranging from 8.45 to 162.3. In this present work the status of water quality is found to be good for consumption and other purposes except Kalkulam bore well water sample.


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