Ecology, Environment and Conservation Paper

Vol 24, Feb. Suppl. Issue 2018; Page No.(80-85)

ASSESSMENT OF WATER QUALITY INDEX: A CASE STUDY OF JAL MAHAL LAKE AT JAIPUR RAJASTHAN, INDIA

Manish Kumar Jain and Yuvraj Singh

Abstract

Mansagar (Jalmahal lake) is spread over in about 130 ha with a maximum depth (>7m) at the dam’s outflow point is a man-made lake polluted with municipal and industrial sewage since 1962 through 2 main wastewater drains namely Brahampuri and Nagtalai. Water-hyacinth infestation in 1975 suppressed algal growth whereas addition of its organic produce catalyzed water quality deterioration. This lake suffered maximum when unprecedented down pour for 2 days in August 1981 deposited enormous amount of sand and silt through wastewater drains. The water quality index has been determined at various stations along edge and across the width of Jalmahalin 2015-2016. By conclusions it has been found that Jalmahal Lake water is acceptable to slightly polluted.

Enter your contact information below to receive full paper.
Your Name :
Email:
Phone:
City:
Cost of Full Paper: Rs.75 for Indian Nationals or $20 (USD) for international subscribers.
By clicking on Request Paper you Agree to pay the above mentioned cost per paper.