Assessment of Surface Water Quality of Chimdi Lake of Sunsari District, Nepal
International Journal of Natural Resource Ecology and Management
Volume 2, Issue 2, March 2017, Pages: 20-23
Received: Jan. 18, 2017; Accepted: Feb. 6, 2017; Published: Mar. 10, 2017
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Bishnu Dev Das, Department of Botany, Mahendra Morang Aadarsh Multiple Campus (Tribhuvan University), Biratnagar, Nepal
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Chimdi Lake has ecological significance as it has been a home for several associated biodiversities. A study was carried out to investigate the pollution status by analyzing some important physicochemical parameters of Chimdi Lake. The parameters analyzed were ambient temperature water temperature, Turbidity, Total Dissolved Solid (TDS), Total Suspended Solid (TSS), Conductivity, Hydrogen- ion-concentration (pH), Dissolved Oxygen (DO), Total hardness (TH), Chloride, Nitrate – Nitrogen (NO3-N), Phosphate- phosphorus (PO4-P), Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) and fecal coliform. On the basis of pollution status found, the water of the lake was unfit for drinking purposes.
Chimdi Lake, Water Quality, Microbiological, Pollution Status, Nepal
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Bishnu Dev Das, Assessment of Surface Water Quality of Chimdi Lake of Sunsari District, Nepal, International Journal of Natural Resource Ecology and Management. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2017, pp. 20-23. doi: 10.11648/j.ijnrem.20170202.11
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