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Study on Physico-Chemical Characterization of Some Lotic System of South Gujarat, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Navyug Science College, Surat – Gujarat, INDIA

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 2, Issue (1), Pages 83-85, January,18 (2012)


Physico-chemical monitoring of six rivers between Navsari District to Valsad District of South Gujarat was carried out during April-August 2010. Random sampling stations were selected for all the rivers to know the quality of flowing water as the potability of water is the matter of concern. The analysis was carried out for parameters like pH, temperature, colour, odour, DO, COD, BOD, TDS, SS, chloride, silica, total hardness, total alkalinity and phosphate. The result obtained from the present work indicates that there are diverse contaminations and pollution in River Auranga at Valsad with compared to rest of the rivers. Therefore it is unsafe to use directly for potable purpose and hence needs more attention.


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