WATER QUALITY STUDY OF RAMKUND DOWNSTREAM AREA ON GODAVARI RIVER DURING KUMBHMELA.
Publication Date : 17/09/2017
Millions of devotees visited and take bath in Godavari River during Kumbh mela period. Therefore an attempt has been made to find out the effect of mass bathing on water quality during kumbh mela period. Downstream area of Ramkund on Godavari River was selected for study purpose. Water sample collected before mass bathing and after mass bathing. Collected sample were analyzed for physicochemical parameter and obtained results compared with WHO and BIS Standards. Dissolved Oxygen decreases after mass bathing and pH, Electrical Conductivity, Chloride, Hardness level increases, which indicates changes in water quality of Godavari River after mass bathing.
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