Comparative Study of Water of Manchhar Lake with Drinking Water Quality Standard of World Health Organization
American Journal of Environmental Protection
Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2014, Pages: 68-72
Received: Mar. 19, 2014; Accepted: Apr. 10, 2014; Published: Apr. 20, 2014
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Abdul Ghafar Channar, Center for Environmental Sciences, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
Ali Muhammad Rind, Center for Environmental Sciences, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
Ghulam Murtaza Mastoi, Center for Environmental Sciences, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
Khalida Faryal Almani, Center for Environmental Sciences, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
Khalid Hussain Lashari, Department of Fresh Water Biology and Fisheries, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
Muhammad Ameen Qurishi, Center for Environmental Sciences, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
Nasrullah Mahar, Dr.M.A Kazi Institute of Chemistry, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
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Abstract
Manchar Lake is the largest fresh water lake in Pakistan, which is degrading day by day due to effluents of various industrial sectors. This simple study was carried out to assess the possible changes in water of lake due to waste water discharge from industrial sectors, the analysis was carried out at Environmental Analytical Laboratory in the Department of Chemistry, University of Sindh Jamshoro and parameters were compared with water quality standards of world health organization. The analysis include the determination of pH, Electric Conductivity (EC), Salinity, TDS (Total dissolved solids), Alkalinity, Dissolved Oxygen (DO) Nitrate, Chlorides and total hardness were performed
Keywords
Pollution, Manchar Lake, Eutrophication, Waste Water
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Abdul Ghafar Channar, Ali Muhammad Rind, Ghulam Murtaza Mastoi, Khalida Faryal Almani, Khalid Hussain Lashari, Muhammad Ameen Qurishi, Nasrullah Mahar, Comparative Study of Water of Manchhar Lake with Drinking Water Quality Standard of World Health Organization, American Journal of Environmental Protection. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2014, pp. 68-72. doi: 10.11648/j.ajep.20140302.15
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