Assessment of Groundwater Quality at Sambhal, Moradabad

Author(s): D. K. Sinha, Rajeeve Singh and G. K. Rastogi

Underground water samples at eight different sites at Sambhal, Moradabad were collected and analysed for different physico-chemical water quality parameters following standards methodology of samplying and estimation to assess underground water quality. The estimated values were compared with drinking water quality standards prescribed by W.H.O. Ground water was found to be polluted with reference to most of the parameters studied, while it was moderately polluted with reference to other parameters. The present study suggests that people dependent on source of study area are prone to health hazards of polluted water and water quality management is urgently needed.

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