Volume 2, Issue 2, March 2017, Page: 20-23
Assessment of Surface Water Quality of Chimdi Lake of Sunsari District, Nepal
Bishnu Dev Das, Department of Botany, Mahendra Morang Aadarsh Multiple Campus (Tribhuvan University), Biratnagar, Nepal
Received: Jan. 18, 2017;       Accepted: Feb. 6, 2017;       Published: Mar. 10, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijnrem.20170202.11      View  1431      Downloads  81
Abstract
Chimdi Lake has ecological significance as it has been a home for several associated biodiversities. A study was carried out to investigate the pollution status by analyzing some important physicochemical parameters of Chimdi Lake. The parameters analyzed were ambient temperature water temperature, Turbidity, Total Dissolved Solid (TDS), Total Suspended Solid (TSS), Conductivity, Hydrogen- ion-concentration (pH), Dissolved Oxygen (DO), Total hardness (TH), Chloride, Nitrate – Nitrogen (NO3-N), Phosphate- phosphorus (PO4-P), Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) and fecal coliform. On the basis of pollution status found, the water of the lake was unfit for drinking purposes.
Keywords
Chimdi Lake, Water Quality, Microbiological, Pollution Status, Nepal
To cite this article
Bishnu Dev Das, Assessment of Surface Water Quality of Chimdi Lake of Sunsari District, Nepal, International Journal of Natural Resource Ecology and Management. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2017, pp. 20-23. doi: 10.11648/j.ijnrem.20170202.11
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