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Quality of Water Around Chandigarh

It is well documented that water is an essential component for the survival of all living beings and development processes on earth. Water is used for domestic purposes, industrial processes and agriculture. All these processes require good quality water. River water and underground water is generally used for almost all these processes. So it is very important to know the water quality of sources time to time for the sustainable development. In this paper we have discussed the quality of ground water, surface water and river water of Chandigarh and nearby places such as Parwanoo, Panchkula, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali) on the basis of reports available online. The different water quality parameters …..


Sandeep Singh, Nirankar Singh and Sunil Kumar


Water quality, hardness, river water quality, BOD, COD, sewerage treatment plant



ADSORBS (2010), Central Pollution Control Board, Report on pollution status of river Ghaggar, assessment and development study of river basins (ADSORBS/42/2010)

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