Impact Assessment of Land Use Change on Ground Water Quality Using Remote Sensing & GIS for Zone V under Municipal Corporation Hyderabad

Gogana Venkateswarlu, G Jayasankar, B.V Saradhi
2014 IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  
Water is essential to people and the largest available source of fresh water lies underground. Increased demands for water have stimulated exploration of underground water resources. As a result techniques for investigating the occurrence and movement of ground water have been improved, better equipment for extracting ground water has been developed, concepts for Research Management have been established and research has contributed to a better understanding of the subject. In present study an
more » ... ttempt is made to evaluate the impact of land use/land cover on ground water quality of Zone V under Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad (MCH) area. Ground water samples were collected at pre-determined sampling locations based on Satellite Imagery of the study area. All the samples were analyzed for various physicochemical parameters adopting standard protocols for the generation of attribute data. Based on the results obtained maps showing spatial distribution of selected water quality parameters are prepared using curve-fitting method in GIS Software. Water quality index (WOI) in the study area is calculated to determine the suitability of ground water for drinking purpose.
doi:10.9790/1684-11153642 fatcat:7sjthd3fszc6do3rbizc6vnnoy