A Comparative Assessment of Water Quality for Pithampur Industrial Area, Indore, India

Authors(4) :-Dr. Nitin Goyal, Shailendra Singh, Lalitesh Sinha, Utkarsh Jain

Industrial revolution in the late eighteenth is an important event in the history. On the one hand it ushered an area of modern civilization by catalyzing the industrialization and elevating standard of human life. On the other hand it created some problems for human in shape of pollution, which started exhibiting implications on various aspects of plant and human life.
In the Pithampur Industrial area there is no proper drainage system, which may become a major problem for drinking water contamination in future as number of industries increasing day-by-day. The industries are also having residential areas that generate domestic waste & the discharge was going as such because of no drainage system.
A study was conducted to determine the water quality of surface and ground water sources, near a busy industrial area at Indore.  Buddhi, et al. (2009) reported that the ground water quality of this industrial area had deteriorated. Similar observations were found in the present study as substantiated by the values of Hardness, Chlorides and Alkalinity.
The major problem indicated by the residents was related to health issues and the decline in crop yield.
Finally it was concluded that the Ground water in the sector no. 1 of the Pithampur industrial area was hard and had higher concentration of chlorides. Though, the surface water had relatively less hardness and chloride content.  The overall quality of water indicated that these were within the permissible limits, and could be utilized for drinking purpose after suitable treatment.

Authors and Affiliations

Dr. Nitin Goyal
Civil Engineering Department, Indore Institute of Science & Technology, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Shailendra Singh
Civil Engineering Department, Indore Institute of Science & Technology, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Lalitesh Sinha
Civil Engineering Department, Indore Institute of Science & Technology, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Utkarsh Jain
Civil Engineering Department, Indore Institute of Science & Technology, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 4 | July-August 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-08-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 388-395
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET151484
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Dr. Nitin Goyal, Shailendra Singh, Lalitesh Sinha, Utkarsh Jain, " A Comparative Assessment of Water Quality for Pithampur Industrial Area, Indore, India, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp.388-395, July-August-2015.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET151484

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