MEASUREMENT OF RADON CONCENTRATION IN THE DRINKING WATER

MEASUREMENT OF RADON CONCENTRATION IN THE DRINKING WATER AND ASSESSMENT OF AGE DEPENDENT INGESTION DOSE TO LOCAL POPULATION IN KAPURTHALA DISTRICT OF PUNJAB, INDIA Manish Kumar-1,4, Amit Sarin-2, B. K. Sahoo-3 and Navjeet Sharma-4 1-Department of Applied Sciences, I.K.G. Punjab Technical University, Kapurthala 144601, Punjab India. 2-Department of Physical Sciences, I.K.G. Punjab Technical University, Kapurthala 144601, Punjab India. 3-Radiological Protection and Advisory Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai 400085, India. 4-Department of Physics, DAV College Jalandhar 144008, Punjab, India [Corresponding author E-mail-1,4: Read More …

ASSESSMENT OF DIFFERENT WATER QUALITY PARAMETERS OF WATER SOURCES

ASSESSMENT OF DIFFERENT WATER QUALITY PARAMETERS OF WATER SOURCES OF MEERUT REGION (UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA) FOR SUITABILITY OF FISH PRODUCTION Nisha Rana, Manu Varma and Seema Jain* Department Of Zoology, R. G. P. G. College, Meerut, 250001 U. P., India. [Corresponding author E-mail-*: seema61@gmail.com] Received: 31-05-2016 Revised: 30-07-2016 Accepted: 20-10-2016 Abstract: In the present study, water samples were collected from different water source of Meerut District during February 2015 to February 2016 from different depth of water. The present investigation was carried out to Read More …

RELATIONSHIPS AMONG PHYSICO – CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF KHAJIYAR LAKE

RELATIONSHIPS AMONG PHYSICO – CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF KHAJIYAR LAKE, DISTRICT CHAMBA, HIMACHAL PRADESH Akanksha Bhardwaj1 and R. Chauhan2 1.School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, Punjab-151001 2.Deptt. of Biology and Environmental Sciences, College of Basic Sciences, CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishva Vidyalaya, Palampur (H.P) -176062 [email1: knksh.bhardwaj@gmail.com] Received: 11-04-2015 Accepted: 24-05-2015 Abstract: The Khajiyar lake, one of the major tourist spots, lies in the centre of large Khaz glade and is fed by tiny streams. The free Read More …

A REPORT ON DRINKING WATER QUALITY OF SELECTED EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTES

A REPORT ON DRINKING WATER QUALITY OF SELECTED EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTES (SCHOOLS) OF GARHWAL REGION, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA D. P. Uniyal, Rajendra Dobhal, J. S. Aswal, M. S. Rawat and N. G Shrivastava1 Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, Vigyan Dham, Jhajra-248007 Pollution Control Research Institute (PCRI) BHEL, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India1 email: dpuniyal.ucost@gmail.com Received: 10-10-2014 Accepted: 14-11-2014 Abstract: The objective of this study was to determine physico-chemical characteristics, bacterial contamination of raw and end water samples collected from various Read More …

A QUALITATIVE STUDY ON THE SURFACE WATER BODIES FOR POTABLE PURPOSE

A QUALITATIVE STUDY ON THE SURFACE WATER BODIES FOR POTABLE PURPOSE FROM THE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION REGION OF SHIMLA (H. P.) Anup Kumar1, Sunil Sharma2, Alka Sharma3 and R. S.Hooda1 Haryana Space Applications Centre (HARSAC), Deptt. of Science and Technology, Haryana CCS HAU Campus, Hisar-125004, Haryana1 HARSAC and Deptt. of Environmental Science and Engineering, GGJ S & T, Hisar-125004, Haryana2 State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh3 email: anup0106@yahoo.com Received: 16-08-2014 Accepted: 23-09-2014 Abstract: In the present study, Read More …

PHYSICO-CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SEWAGE AT DIFFERENT CONCENTRATIONS

PHYSICO-CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SEWAGE AT DIFFERENT CONCENTRATIONS DILUTED WITH MUNICIPAL TAP WATER UNDER LABORATORY CONDITIONS Sushil Bhadula and B. D. Joshi* Department of Environmental Science, Dev Sanskriti University, Haridwar *Department of Zoology & Environmental Sciences, Gurukula Kangri University, Haridwar Received: 18-04-2014 Accepted: 31-05-2014 Abstract: The present experiment is focused to know the physico-chemical characteristics of sewage at different concentrations following its dilution with drinking tap water under the laboratory conditions. Selected physico-chemical parameters viz. pH, turbidity, total dissolved solids, dissolved Read More …

WATER QUALITY SURVEY OF THE UPSTREAM OF RIVER GANGES IN KANPUR

WATER QUALITY SURVEY OF THE UPSTREAM OF RIVER GANGES IN KANPUR Harshita Jaiswal, Vijay Tewari* and Atul Tewari** Dept. of Botany, P. P. N. (P.G.) College, Kanpur * Dept. of Botany, D. G. (P.G.) College, Kanpur **Dept. of Chemistry, D. B. S. (P.G.) College, Kanpur Email: hjaiswal12@gmail.com Received: 22-05-2014 Accepted: 22-06-2014 Abstract: Present investigation deals with the distribution of Physico-chemical and Mycological parameters of Upstream River Ganga (Bithoor) at Kanpur during the year of (January, 2009 – December, 2010). The Read More …

PHYSICO-CHEMICAL INVESTIGATION ON THE SONG RIVER IN DEHRADUN

PHYSICO-CHEMICAL INVESTIGATION ON THE SONG RIVER IN DEHRADUN Shelly Bansal and Namita Joshi Deptt. of Environmental Sciences, Kanya Gurukul Campus, Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar- 249407, India. Received: 26-03-2014 Accepted: 16-04-2014 Abstract: Present work deals with the assessment of physico-chemical parameters of water samples of Song River at Dehradun during 2007-2009. The parameters like colour, odour, temperature, total dissolved solids, total solids, total suspended solids, conductivity, velocity, depth, pH, free CO2, alkalinity, hardness, chlorides, dissolved oxygen, biological oxygen demand, chemical oxygen demand, Read More …

DISTRIBUTION OF TOTAL DISSOLVED SOLIDS (TDS) IN DRINKING WATER OF MORADABAD CITY

DISTRIBUTION OF TOTAL DISSOLVED SOLIDS (TDS) IN DRINKING WATER OF MORADABAD CITY, INDIA Rupa and Satyendra Kumar Department of Geography, Hindu College, Moradabad, India Email: skgehcm@yahoo.in Received: 26-04-2014 Accepted: 06-06-2014 Abstract: The only source of drinking water in Moradabad city is under ground water which is obtained through tube wells and hand pumps. The ground-water of Moradabad city has less than 300 ppm of TDS in its western peripheral zone and more than 1100 ppm in its inner region. A Read More …

ASSESSMENT OF GROUND WATER QUALITY OF AGRICULTURAL BELT IN SIRSA

ASSESSMENT OF GROUND WATER QUALITY OF AGRICULTURAL BELT IN SIRSA DISTRICT OF HARYANA FOR DRINKING PURPOSE Rani Sushila and C.P. Kaushik* Department of Environmental Science & Engineering, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar *Corresponding author email: cpkaushik@rediffmail.com Received: 10.10.12 Accepted: 08.04.13 Abstract: The present study tries to assess ground water suitability for drinking purpose in different villages of Sirsa district, Haryana. Parameters such as pH and EC were recorded in the field. Major anions and cations (Ca2+, Mg2+, K+, Read More …