STUDY ON THE IMPACT OF INDUSTRIAL POLLUTANTS ON THEQUALITY OF SURFACE WATER OF AGYARA DAM, ALWAR(RAJASTHAN)Archana Kumari and Akhalesh Kumar
In this research work, the author has studied the quality parameters and the effect of industrial pollutantson the quality of surface water of Agyara Dam, Alwar (Rajasthan). Agyara Dam is a surface water reservoirsituated near the Agyara village of Ramgarh tehsil (Alwar) and it is surrounded by number of industrialunits including Matsya Industrial Area (MIA). The water of Agyara Dam has greatly been affected andpolluted by the industrial solid waste and liquid effluents. The surface water specimens were bottledthroughout the period of October-December, 2021 and analyzed by the numerous quality parametersfollowing the standard operating procedures (SOPs). The mean of the quality parameters has showed theconsiderable variations and indicated that the surface water of Agyara Dam has been polluted due to theindustrial activities near it. The water of Agyara Dam was found to be unsafe for human drinking anddomestic purposes as most of the quality parameters do not imitate with the standards of Bureau of IndianStandards (BIS).