Water Quality Analysis and Subsurface Lithology Characterisation and Its Environmental Implications Using Electrical Resistivity Survey

Authors(1) :-T Dharmavathi

In this project, measurements of vertical electrical soundings (VES) will carry out in Rajam. The resistivity method will carry out with a view to characterize different subsurface geological units and to provide the engineering/environmental geophysical characterization of the study area. One‐dimensional numerical inversion of individual DC resistivity will use to enhance the processing of the results for better achievement of the aim of the study. Models which will be obtained from the 1D inversion of each VES, together with borehole information, will use for construction of geo‐electrical sections which exhibit the main geo‐electrical characteristics of the geological units present in the area. In this project, it is expecting that the final interpretation of the results will help to provide the geo‐electrical successions which have different layers and to decide which layer is to be the most competent for founding small to medium engineering structures and which layer is considered to be the best water bearing structure. Project also includes the assessment of quality of the ground water by analyzing the water samples which will collect from bore wells in the surveyed area.

Authors and Affiliations

T Dharmavathi
Dadi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Hydrochemistry, Electrical Resistivity, Boreholes, Water analysis

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 1 | January-February 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-02-29
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 500-505
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1621138
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

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

Cite This Article :

T Dharmavathi, " Water Quality Analysis and Subsurface Lithology Characterisation and Its Environmental Implications Using Electrical Resistivity Survey, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp.500-505, January-February-2016.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET1621138

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