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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 5, Issue:6, June, 2016

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(6): 753-761

Analysis of Chemical Quality of Ground Water as Source of Drinking Water in Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh, India
A.Jyothi1* and Ch. M. Kumari Chitturi2
1Department of Microbiology, Govt. College for Women, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India
2Department of Applied Microbiology Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam (Women’s University) Tirupati, India
*Corresponding author

Water is vital resource required by living organisms. The demand for water is increasing with time and this is leading to water scarcity in many parts of the world. Availability of potable drinking water is essential to human health. In Srikakulam district most of the inhabitants are depended on ground water has the major source of drinking water. As this region is close to the sea coast of Bay of Bengal, the differences in the levels of underground water table due to excess withdrawals from wells and bore wells may also cause the intrusion of seawater into the groundwater making non-palatable for drinking.  The present study has been taken up for a period of one year, nearly 300 plus drinking water samples from various mandals in srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh were analysed for chemical quality to establish its pot ability  for  drinking purpose , this results  were compared with Indian standard Bureau for evaluation (BIS 10500;2012) and conclusion.

Keywords: Availability,non- palatable, intrusion,Potable,Scarcity.

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Jyothi, A.,  and Ch.M. Kumari Chitturi. 2016. Analysis of Chemical Quality of Ground Water as Source of Drinking Water in Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(6): 753-761. doi:
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