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Seasonal Variations in Water Quality of the Ganges and Brahmaputra River, Bangladesh

Shafi M Tareq, MS Rahaman, SY Rikta, SM Nazrul Islam, Mahfuza S Sultana
2013 Jahangirnagar University Environmental Bulletin  
The Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers in Bangladesh play a fundamental role in local society, as a source of irrigation and drinking water, and as a sink of surface water quality in these two rivers and its confluence, a Water Quality Index (WQI) was calculated from ten physicochemical parameters, periodically measured at three sampling sites results indicated a relatively good water quality in the pre magnitude is monsoon>post-monsoon>pre monsoon, mainly due to the effects catchments.
doi:10.3329/jueb.v2i0.16332 fatcat:3f7mo2jlbfdl7lueomb2mwpadm