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Research Paper | Civil Engineering | India | Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016
Testing and Analysis of Pond Water in Raipur City, Chhattisgarh, India
Arvind Kumar Swarnakar | Dr. Shweta Choubey
Abstract: Pond (locally called Talab) water is very essential constituent for living being. It maintains water table, temperature, drinking purpose, domestic and irrigation demand for the city. The present water testing aim is for evaluating the water quality of various ponds in Raipur city, capital of Chhattisgarh. Testing and analysis of pond water samples were analyzed for various physico-chemical characteristics such as turbidity, pH, total alkalinity, chloride, total hardness, total dissolved solid, dissolved oxygen, Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) and total coliform. Out of these nine ponds is most polluted. All these water bodies are not suitable for domestic and drinking purposes, therefore proper treatment is necessary before can be suitable for domestic use.
Keywords: Water quality testing, drinking water standard, Pollutant, Pond water
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016,
Pages: 1962 - 1965