SEWAGE WATER CHRACTERISTICS OF BURLA TOWN & ITS IMPACT ON THE POWER CHANNEL

  • Sujata Sahu Sambalpur University, Odisha
  • Malaya Ranjan Mahananda Sambalpur University Jyoti Vihar
Keywords: Sewage water, BOD, pH, DO

Abstract

This study investigated the waste water characteristics of Burla town which is situated at one end of Hirakud dam and its effect on the power channel. The quality of sewage becoming stronger day by day and affecting both the ecosystem and human health. The sewage water of four major drains i.e. drain of Gaon Burla, drain of Gaud pali, drain of power channel bridge and drain of Bishnu Mandir pada drained into power channel was with high BOD, so not meeting the standard to discharge into inland surface water. The water quality of power channel at different sampling point compared with surface water quality standard (IS: 2296), it was observed that the hardness of SP 3 & 4 were beyond permissible limit and BOD value were high in each sampling point.

Author Biographies

Sujata Sahu, Sambalpur University, Odisha

Department of Environmental Sciences

Malaya Ranjan Mahananda, Sambalpur University Jyoti Vihar

P.G. Department of Environmental Sciences

Sambalpur University

Published
2016-12-31