Studies on Assessment of Potability of Drinking Water Available in Hotels of Amravati District of Maharashtra State (India)

Author(s): Abdul Wajid, P. R. Bhise and M. P. Bhise

The study was carried out to determine the potability of drinking water of different hotels of Amravati district. The study shows that poor hygienic conditions, improper handling, improper method of storage and serving practices of drinking water in hotels of Amravati district leads to severe water born diseases. Microbial tests i.e., coliform count were determined using standard procedure. 60 samples were collected, out of 60, 66.66% were found non potable by MPN method. From the study, it was concluded that quality of water can be improved by imparting water hygiene behavior, education to hotel owners.

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