Ground Water Quality Assessment in Jagtial District, Telangana State - A Case Study

International Journal of Agriculture & Environmental Science
© 2018 by SSRG - IJAES Journal
Volume 5 Issue 5
Year of Publication : 2018
Authors : Alekhya. K, Ramadass.G and Vidyasagarchary.D
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Alekhya. K, Ramadass.G and Vidyasagarchary.D, "Ground Water Quality Assessment in Jagtial District, Telangana State - A Case Study ," SSRG International Journal of Agriculture & Environmental Science, vol. 5,  no. 5, pp. 7-14, 2018. Crossref,


This paper examine the groundwater quality of various water quality parameters of a total 99 ground water samples collected during pre and post monsoon seasons in 2014-15 from south western part of Godavari river in Jagtial district, T.S. These 99 samples were analyzed for different parameters such as pH, Total dissolved solids (TDS), Total Hardness (TH),Nitrate(NO3),Suphate(SO4),Sodium(Na),Potassium (K),Calcium(Ca), Magnesium (Mg), Chloride (Cl). Sodium absorption ratio (SAR), Permeability index (PI), Residual carbonate (RC), Electrical conductance (EC) and Groundwater quality Index (GWQI) have evaluated. Water quality parameters were studied through Wilcox and Pipertrillinear diagrams reveals their suitability for irrigation both in pre and post monsoon periods Statistical data analysis suggests that there is strong positive correlation and relations ship is established between various elements and moderates its affinity to each other on the ground water quality for different uses. A strong affinity is found between the ions is a positive indication on quality of water. The SAR, RSC and PI shows the groundwater with salinity can be considered moderately suitable for irrigation.


Hydro geochemical, Ground water, correlation, salinity


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