Int. J. Biosci.12(6), 430-436, June 2018
The water quality of selected temple ponds in Kadapa was assessed in terms of their physical chemical characteristics. Temple water was showing alkaline character for all the studied samples. pH, TDS, sulphate and phosphate was found to be under the acceptable limit of WHO and ISI standards. Among the 10 samples few of them showed very low level of dissolved Oxygen. Potassium is found to be high in most of the pond water. The water quality index for the ten samples ranges from 41.03 to 163.50. An attempt has been made to study the extent of change in the quality of water near temples.
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