Studies on Iron Contamination of Well Water in Karikkakom Locality-Case studies

K Beenakumari
2014 JASRHB Journal of Applied Science And Research   unpublished
The pH, conductivity and iron content present in the drinking water samples collected from the Karikkakom locality in Thiruvananthapuram district to find out the quality of drinking water. The pH and conductivity of the water samples lies with in the permissible limit but the iron content of all the samples were on higher side. The aeration, addition of lime and alum is the suitable and economical method to remove the iron content in these areas.