To assess the quality of surface and ground water for their irrigation potential, fifteen samples of each irrigation source were collected and were analysed for pH, Electrical conductivity (EC), Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), sodium (Na), calcium (Ca), magnesium (Mg), carbonate (CO32-), bicarbonate (HCO3-), chloride (Cl), sulphate (SO42-) and SAR. Chemically gound water was found to be more mineralized than surface water. Based on EC and SAR values all the samples were found within low salinity class and hence were found fit for irrigation purposes. The values indicate that ground water in the study area is the best alternative source of irrigation water for the crops and will certainly enhance the crops yield as compared to the surface water.
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