Impact of Industrial Waste Water on Soil Quality and Organic Matter around Kurkumbh Industrial Area Daund, Pune District (MS)

Author(s): D. V. Sonawane, S. P. Lawande, V. B. Gaikwad and S. R. Kuchekar

In the present investigation, an attempt has been made to assess the soil quality and impact of industrial pollution around Kurkumbh industrial area. The physicochemical parameters such as, pH, electrical conductivity, total alkalinity, chloride, calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, iron, sulphate, phosphate and organic matter of soil around Kurkumbh industrial area were analyzed. All the soil samples are free from salinity and hazards. The results reveals that the some sampling sites were affected by industrial pollution. The organic matter range was very low, which is required for soil fertility.

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