Dr. KM Sharma, Aashiq Hussain Ahanger
Abstract: Water is the second most important need for life to exist after air. As a result, water quality has been described extensively in the scientific literature. Water is required for different purposes, the suitability of it must be checked before use. Poor condition of water bodies are not only the indicator of the environmental degradation but also threat to the eco system. In industries, improper quality of water may cause hazards and severe economic loss. The study of water sources of the Udaipur city is necessary because they serve as source of water for people of the city, nearby town, villages and countless tourists that visit the city. In the present study an attempt has been made to study the water quality of Fateh Sagar Lake of Udaipur (Rajasthan), India. Water samples were taken near Fateh Sagar Lake District Udaipur 6km from the city Udaipur for physio-chemical and statistical analysis. In this study it was found that all the sample readings come near to the permissible limit except TDS, COD and FC in the winter season. Distinctive statistical analysis additionally clarifies the appropriateness of water for agriculture and domestic purposes.
Keywords: Water quality, Fateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur, physio-chemical parameters, statistical analysis