Surface water quality analysis and monitoring in Aceh Jaya district, Indonesia

Saiful, A Gani, A Ulim
2019 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
Nowadays, changes in the quality of surface water are becoming a serious problem to support clean water for the community. Aceh Jaya district as abundant natural resources that need to be processed and utilized, such as gold mining, agriculture, palm oil mills, and others. These activities can provide economic added value and also decrease the quality of the environment, such as changes in the quality of surface water. Surface water quality analysis has been studied to determine the different
more » ... ine the different ion concentrations in the waters on the river Kr. Teunom and the river Kr. Ligan of Aceh Jaya regency. The results of the analysis of the water quality of the river show were physically the water quality of the river Kr. Teunom and Kr. Ligands are still following quality standards. Based on chemical parameters, the water quality of the river Kr. Teunom and Kr. Ligands, in general, are found in a low level of heavy metals such as Hg, Mn, Pb, As, Cd, and Cr in water. Cyanide levels in all samples of the river water are following the quality standard PPRI No. 82 of 2001 Class I and regulation of the Minister of Health Number: 492/Menkes/Per/IV/2010 concerning drinking water quality requirements. The presence of mercury ions in all river water must be a concern because mercury can accumulate in the tissues of aquatic organisms for a long time.
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/364/1/012037 fatcat:tjp5xpdynjdjtdndmqfj3ww7ye