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Cause Analyses of River Water Quality Deterioration a Case Study of South Pennar River in Krishnagiri Dist. Tamilnadu


Cause Analyses of River Water Quality Deterioration a Case Study of South Pennar River in Krishnagiri Dist. Tamilnadu
Authors : Maheshkumar M, Mohanraaj T K, Kathirvel M, Naveen S, Nelsonrajkumar S
Publication Date: 11-10-2017

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Author(s):  Maheshkumar M, Mohanraaj T K, Kathirvel M, Naveen S, Nelsonrajkumar S

Published in:   International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology

License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Website: www.ijert.org

Volume/Issue:   Volume. 6 - Issue. 10 , October - 2017

e-ISSN:   2278-0181

 DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17577/IJERTV6IS100032

Abstract

South Pennar river is flowing continuously for 400km. It passes through many villages, town and Krishangiri District. It is a perennial river and monsoon based catchment. The Thenpennai River is the main source for irrigating over 38,000 acres in Krishnagiri District. It is also the main source of drinking water to more than 100 villages. Many pollutants are added to this river at all points, especially those closer to human settlements and industrial developments suffer from acute levels of pollution. River that flow through densely populated areas including towns and housing areas are often polluted with solid wastes. To use the river water to water supply to many towns which include Krishnagiri, Hosur. Entire flow on the river has turbidity. Considerable amount of population depend upon the river directly for their daily use, a study has become necessary in the present days to determine the suitability of these river water for Domestic Use.

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