THE PHYSICO-CHEMICAL PARAMETERS OF DHARAMSAGAR THANDA POND, KONCHAVARAM, CHINCHOLI TALUK, GULBARGA DISTRICT, KARNATAKA, INDIA
Keywords:Physico-chemical parameters, Dharamsagar Thanda Pond, Monthly fluctuations
The present work is an attempt to assess the Physico-chemical parameters of the Dharamsagar Thanda Pond, Kunchavaram, Chincholi Taluk, Kalaburagi District, Karnataka State, India. To determine suitability of the water for human consumption and other domestic uses. Monthly water samples are collected from different places of the Dharamsagar Thanda Pond were observed, which is 586 meters above the sea level and Latitude-17°31'48.55"N Longitude- 77°32'19.24"E. The present investigation was focused to carry out Atmosphere and Water Temperature, Total dissolved solids, pH, Dissolved oxygen, CO2, Alkalinity, |Hardness, Calcium, Chloride, Phosphate and BOD were observed. The obtained results revealed that the condition of this Pond in different months during the study period shows fluctuations in the physic-chemical parameters and showed pollution status of this Pond. It was found that the water samples collected from various sites in and around Dharamsagar Thanda village was contaminated. All sampling sites showed physicochemical parameters above the water quality standards and the quality of water is not good and it is not fit for drinking purpose.
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