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Water quality of two important Inland Wetlands (Pariej and Kanewal) in the Neighbouring Districts of Central Gujarat, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Gujarat Ecological Education and Research (GEER) Foundation, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
  • 2Gujarat Ecological Education and Research (GEER) Foundation, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
  • 3Gujarat Ecological Education and Research (GEER) Foundation, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 7, Issue (2), Pages 24-32, February,22 (2018)


Present study deals with the physico-chemical parameters of water quality of two well-known man-made inland wetlands of Central Gujarat, viz. Pariej and Kanewal. This study was conducted to ascertain their overall water quality status and to understand seasonal dynamics of various water quality parameters. To understand water quality profile of the two wetlands, water samples were seasonally collected for analyzing 16 physico-chemical parameters during the three seasons (monsoon, winter and summer) of the year 2016-17. The parameters included temperature, pH, electric conductivity, turbidity, total dissolved solids (TDS), dissolved oxygen (DO), acidity, alkalinity, total hardness, chlorides, salinity and some nutrients like nitrates, nitrites and phosphates which were analyzed by standard methods for comparative study of them.


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