Evaluation of water resources around Barapukuria coal mine industrial area, Dinajpur, Bangladesh

M. Farhad Howladar, Pulok Kanti Deb, A. T. M. Shahidul Huqe Muzemder, Mushfique Ahmed
2014 Applied Water Science  
Water is a very important natural resource which can be utilized in renewable or non-renewable forms but before utilizing, the evaluation of the quality of this resource is crucial for a particular use. However, the problems of water quality are more severe in areas where the mining and mineral processes' industries are present. In mining processes, several classes of wastes are produced which may turn into ultimately the sources of water quality and environmental degradation. In consequences,
more » ... . In consequences, the evaluations of water quality for livestock, drinking, irrigation purposes and environmental implications have been carried out around the Barapukuria Coal Mining Industry under different methods and techniques such as primarily the field investigation; secondly the laboratory chemical analysis and thirdly justified the suitability of the laboratory analysis with statistical representation and correlation matrix, Schoeller plot, Piper's Trilinear diagram, Expanded Durov diagram, Wilcox diagram, US salinity diagram, Doneen's chart and others. The results of all surface and ground water samples analysis show that the characteristics and concentrations of all the major physical and chemical parameters such as pH,
doi:10.1007/s13201-014-0207-5 fatcat:zwtqyxlmnvbkrcunxw22hc4m5q