QUALITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF GROUNDWATER IN SINGRAULI COALFIELD REGION, MADHYA PRADESH

A. K. Sonkar, A. Jamal
2018 RASAYAN Journal of Chemistry  
Singrauli coalfield is mostly affected by active mining industries. The objective of this paper is to assess the impact of mining activities on groundwater quality in Singrauli Coalfield area of Madhya Pradesh. The present study aims are determining the groundwater quality Index in Singrauli Coalfield region. Six groundwater samples were collected from the wells & hand pump located in the study area and analyzed for hydro-chemical characteristics such as pH, electrical conductivity, total
more » ... tivity, total dissolved solids, Hardness, Dissolved oxygen,Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Bicarbonate, Chlorides, Sulphate, and Iron. The obtained results were compared with ISI (Indian Standard Institution) and WHO (World Health Organization) standards for drinking water. The results indicate that groundwater was more affected by coal mines. Global Positioning System (GPS) was used to identify the sample location.
doi:10.31788/rjc.2018.1134026 fatcat:lqkoqp2ttzgq7d4r2467dlbvau