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Water quality index of Thol Wetland, Mehsana, Gujarat, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Gujarat Pollution Control Board, Sector 10-A, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
  • 2Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 7, Issue (6), Pages 19-24, June,22 (2018)

Abstract

The Water Quality Index (WQI) of the Thol Wetland was calculated based on water quality parameters like pH, Conductivity, Total Dissolved Solids, Phosphate, Alkalinity - as CaCO3, Total Hardness as CaCO3, Sodium, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, % Sodium, Sodium Absorption Ratio, Chloride and Sulphate. Physico chemical parameters of water samples were analyzed for summer, monsoon and winter seasons during the year 2015- 2016. The study included sampling and its analysis of water samples, parameter rating and water quality determination. WQI is calculated in context with the basic usage of Thol Wetland water viz. irrigation and propagation of wildlife.

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