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Physico-Chemical Analysis of Groundwater in Iglas and Beswan, Aligarh District, Uttar Pradesh, India

  • Harit PriyadarshiEmail author
  • Sarv Priya
  • Shabber Habib Alvi
  • Ashish Jain
  • Sangharsh Rao
  • Rituraj Singh
Conference paper
Part of the Sustainable Civil Infrastructures book series (SUCI)

Abstract

Iglas and Beswan are the towns in Aligarh district in of Uttar Pradesh, India. These are located along Aligarh- Mathura high way at 24 km from Aligarh. These are located at 27°43′ N 77°56′ E. It has an average elevation of 178 m. The town area extends from Karban River (towards Mathura) to old Canal (towards Aligarh). In the present study Groundwater samples were collected from Iglas and Beswan town. The samples were collected without any air bubbles. These bottles were rinsed before collection of water samples which are sealed labelled and transported for Laboratory analysis. The dissolved oxygen was measured in situ.

Results showed that pH level in the study area was 7.10 in Iglas and 7.79 in Beswan. The total alkalinity 476 mg/L in Iglas and 350 mg/L in Beswan. Similarly total hardness was 570 mg/L in Iglas, and 210 mg/L in Beswan. The concentration of calcium was 82.50 mg/L in Iglas, and 120 mg/L in Beswan, Magnesium concentration was 145.50 mg/L in Iglas and 90 mg/L in Beswan. Conversely turbidity 0.31 mg/L in Iglas and 0.84 mg/L in Beswan. The concentration of chloride was 52 mg/L in Iglas and 368 mg/L in Beswan are respectively. Overall, the results showed that groundwater sources in Iglas and Beswan are suitable for drinking, except for high Cl in Iglas. Although, no health based guideline value is suggested for Cl in drinking water. Cl concentrations above 250 mg/L can give rise to detectable taste in water. This study has shown that Groundwater is comparatively suitable for drinking. However, broader studies evaluating Groundwater over wider spatial and temporal scales are recommended, since this analysis was based on few parameters and limited spatial scale.

Keywords

Physico-chemical parameters Water quality Human consumption 

Notes

Acknowledgement

The authors are thankful to the concerned authorities of construction division of Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam, Aligarh.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harit Priyadarshi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sarv Priya
    • 2
  • Shabber Habib Alvi
    • 3
  • Ashish Jain
    • 1
  • Sangharsh Rao
    • 4
  • Rituraj Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringMangalayatan UniversityBeswan, AligarhIndia
  2. 2.Department of Civil EngineeringKIETGhaziabadIndia
  3. 3.Department of GeologyAligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia
  4. 4.Remote Sensing Application CenterLucknowIndia

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