G. Srinivas Rao, G. Nageswara Rao
G. Srinivas Rao1 and G. Nageswara Rao2
1Department of Chemistry, GITAM Institute of Science, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam – 530 045, A.P.
2School of Chemistry, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam – 530 003, India.
Volume - 4,
Issue - 8,
Year - 2011
Fifty sampling stations have been identified and water samples were collected from June 2006 to May 2007, to know the Water Quality Index for the groundwater of Greater Visakhapatnam city, The samples were analyzed for the physico-chemical parameters like Temperature, pH, Conductivity, Total dissolved solids, Dissolved Oxygen, Hardness, Calcium, Magnesium, Alkalinity, Chloride and Nitrate. The Water Quality Index has been calculated and it has been identified to be in the range 31 to 306. Salt water intrusion has also been assessed using various parameters.
Cite this article:
G. Srinivas Rao, G. Nageswara Rao. Assessment of Water Quality Index for Groundwater in Greater Visakhapatnam City, Andhra Pradesh, India. Asian J. Research Chem. 4(8): August, 2011; Page 1324-1333.