Physico – Chemical Analysis of the Water Samples of the River Cauvery In Dharmapuri and Tiruchirappalli Districts
Water pollution is a serious problem in India as almost 70 percent of surface water resources and a growing percentage of groundwater reserves are contaminated by biological, toxic, organic, and inorganic pollutants. Due to industrial development and growing population the river met the challenges of pollution. In this context, the quality of surface water at Hogenakkal in Dharmapuri and Mokkombu in Tiruchirappalli has been studied. Water samples were collected in the river bank of River Cauvery near Hogenakkal in Dharmapuri District and near Mukkombu in Tiruchirappalli District and were analyzed. All the parameters are found to be in minimum level. The results showed that even though there are many possibilities for contamination the water samples in the study area are not highly polluted and the water is fit for drinking and irrigation purposes.