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Water Quality Index (WQI)

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Abstract

In this chapter, we discuss the formulation of WQI that have been used by DOE, Malaysia to measure the quality of the river as well as drinking water in Malaysia. We begin with the elaboration on all six parameters that will used in the formulation later. These parameters values will be measured at each river and will be embedded into the formulation to determine WQI value that will classify the class of the water.

Keywords

Water quality index (WQI) Ecosystem Parameters Water qualification Interim water quality standard 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fundamental and Applied Sciences Department and Centre for Smart Grid Energy Research (CSMER), Institute of Autonomous SystemUniversiti Teknologi PETRONASSeri IskandarMalaysia
  2. 2.Fundamental and Applied Sciences DepartmentUniversiti Teknologi PETRONASSeri IskandarMalaysia

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