Hydrochemical Characteristics and Groundwater Quality Assessment in Krishnagiri District, Tamilnadu, India
MetadataShow full item record
The hydrochemical characteristics of groundwater in Krishnagiri district, Tamilnadu have been evaluated based on different indices for drinking, irrigation and industrial uses. Groundwater samples were collected from 34 boreholes and analyzed for chemical parameters. The abundance of the major ions is in order of: Na+ > Mg2+ > Ca2+ > K+ and HCO3- > Cl-> NO3- > SO4 2-. Interpretation of analytical data shows three major hydrochemical facies: Ca-HCO3, Ca-Na-HCO3 and Ca-Mg-Cl. The concentration of Ca2+ and SO4 2- is well within the desirable limit in all the locations. The SAR, RSC and Na% showsthat most of the samples are suitable for irrigation. High values of TH and CR at manylocations restrict its use for industrial purpose.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Sharifzadeh, Mostafa; Javadi, M. (2017)© 2017 Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK. The hydraulic behavior and associated mechanical, physical, and chemical processes of geological formations and rock masses are one of the most important aspects of rock ...
Shukla, Chirayu S. (2008)Rapid development and growth of industrialization has brought immense enrichments in living standards of humans, however, improper planned development also brings along several environmental problems such as pollution of ...
Evaluation of groundwater quality and its suitability for drinking and agricultural use in Thanjavur city, Tamil Nadu, IndiaNagarajan, Ramasamy; Rajmohan, N.; Mahendran, U.; Senthamilkumar, S. (2010)As groundwater is a vital source of water for domestic and agricultural activities in Thanjavur city due to lack of surface water resources, groundwater quality and its suitability for drinking and agricultural usage were ...