Physico chemical analysis of ground water near solid waste dumping cities in Allahabad (U.P.)
Water is essential for all life forms on the earth. Clean water for drinking is a major requirement for healthy society. Water for human society is mainly available from two major sources to fulfill most of the human needs. Surface water and ground water is largely affected by Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) involves. The flow of solid waste generated by households, commercial developments, industries and institution. Inadequate or improper management and disposal have serious consequences for the environment and human health. Improper management of MSW leads to many serious problems including ground water contamination. The Present investigation has been planned assess the ground water quality at Phaphamau and Naini of Allahabad District of U.P. Water samples from two discrete location sample collection of Tube wells. The analyze result of ground water quality parameters pH varied between 6.65 to 7.98, EC between 0.8 to 1.47 &s/cm, TDS 585 to 1020 mg/l, TSS 129.2 to 350 mg/l, turbidity 4.08 to 14.3 NTU, total hardness 275.84 to 519.17 mg/l, calcium hardness 58.34 to 266.38 mg/l, magnesium hardness 110.84 to 385.84 mg/l, acidity 20.0 to 73.67 mg/l, alkalinity 40.44 to 96.0 mg/l and chlorides 22.45 to 71.49 mg/l. at selected site. It is concluded that the contamination is due to the solid waste materials that are dumping in the area.