Characterization of Water Quality Indicators in the Micro-basin of the Arizona River, Atlántida (Honduras)

Luis Antonio Beltrán Alemán, Ismael Montero Fernández, Selvin Antonio Saravia Maldonado, Dixon Nohel Morales López, José David Portillo Villanueva, Nelson Edmundo Arriaga Pérez
2019 Journal of Agricultural Science  
The water quality was studied in the basin of the Arizona River, supplier of the urban helmet of the municipality of Arizona, department of Atlántida (Honduras). In order to determine the quality of the water provided to the population. The methodology implemented consisted in carrying out tours in the area to obtain information on the delimitation, maps of land uses using tools of the geographic information system (GIS), then it was determined to assign the sampling sites for the three
more » ... ays for three months being the the following: take, storage tank and three taps of the urban center of the municipality of Arizona. The analytical parameters for the micro-watershed (site work) were evaluated and analyzed by the NSF ICA with a multivariate statistical analysis of principal component methods, the remaining analyzes were developed in comparisons according to the admissible values of the Standard Technique for the Quality of Drinking Water of Honduras 1995.
doi:10.5539/jas.v11n6p394 fatcat:cmxkffemhvehhphw6clm7nvzmq