Abstract

Assesment of Surface Water Quality During Monsoon and Post- Monsoon Season of Rupahi Beel of Nagaon District, Assam, India

Author(s): Nilotpal Kumar Brahma and Abani Kumar Misra

The Wetland in India support subsistence and livelihood to thousands of people through fishing, collecting edible plants, agriculture, irrigation, water transport and commercial fisheries, besides rich biodiversity. In the present study, 20 water samples were collected from 20 sampling stations during Monsoon (June to Aug-2009) and post-monsoon (Sept. to Nov.-2009) season. The relevant parameters such as Temp., pH, TSS, TDS, DO, free CO2, alkalinity, hardness, chloride, sulphate, phosphate and heavy metals (Mn, Co, Zn, Fe, Cu, Ni, Cr, Cd) were analyzed for water samples by various standard methods.


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