WQ Parameters

WQ Parameters

Details of Water Quality Parameters analysed at various Water Quality Labs under Hydrology Project (SW), Maharashtra

List of Parameters analysed at Water Quality Level-I Labs

Sr.No.

Name of Parameter

Symbol

Sr.No.

Name of Parameter

Symbol

01

Colour

Colour­­_Code

04

pH

pH_FLD

02

Odour

Odour Code

05

Electric Conductivity

EC_FLD

03

Temperature

Temp

06

  Dissolve Oxygen

DO

List of Parameters analyzed at Water Quality Level-II Labs

Sr. No

Name of Parameter

Symbol

Unit

Sr.No

Name of Parameter

Symbol

Unit

1

Alkalinity

ALK-TOT

mgCaCO3s/L

23

Nitrite

No2-N

mgN/L

2

Aluminum

Al

mg/L

24

Nitrogen, Total Oxidised (NO2+ NO3)

NO2+ NO3

mgN/L

3

Ammonia

NH3-N

mg N/L

25

Odour

Odour Code

-

4

Bi-Carbonate

HCo3

mg/L

26

Organic Nitrogen

Org-N

mg N/L

5

Biochemical Oxygen demand (3days)

B.O.D

mg/L

27

Ortho phosphorous

o-PO4-P

mg P/L

6

Boron

B

mg/L

28

Percent Sodium

Na %

%

7

Calcium

Ca++

mg/L

29

pH

pH_FLD

pH units

8

Calcium Hardness

Har_Ca

mgCaCO3/L

30

Potassium

K+

mg/L

9

Carbonate

Co3

mg/L

31

Residual Sodium Carbonate Index

RSC

-

10

Chemical Oxygen Demand

C.O.D.

mg/L

32

Silicate

Si

SiO2/L

11

Chloride

Cl

mg/L

33

Sodium

Na+

mg/L

12

Chlorophyll A

Chlf-a

µg/L

34

Sodium Adsorption Ratio

SAR

-

13

Colour

Colour_Cod

-

35

Sulphate

SO4

mg/L

14

Dissolve Oxygen

DO

mg/L

36

Suspended Solids

SS

mg/L

15

Dissolved Oxygen Saturation %

DO_SAT %

%

37

Temperature

Temp

Deg  ̊C

16

Electrical Conductivity_Field

EC_FLD

µmho/cm

38

Total Coliforms

Tcol-MPN

MPN/100mL

17

Electrical Conductivity_Gen

EC_Gen

 

39

Total Dissolved Solids

TDS

mg/L

18

Faecal Coliforms

FCol-MPN

MPN/100mL

40

Total Hardness

HAR_Total

mgCaCO3/L

19

Fluoride

F

mg/L

41

Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen

TKN

mg/L

20

Iron

Fe

mg/L

42

Total Phosphorous

P-Tot

mgP/L

21

Magnesium

Mg++

mg/L

43

Total Solids

TS

mg/L

22

Nitrate

NO3-N

mgN/L

44

Turbidity

Turb

NTU

List of Parameters analysed at Water Quality Level-II+ Labs
Additional eleven metal parameters are analysed with the help of AAS (Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer) and various Pesticides are analysed with the help of GC-Gas chromatograph

List of Parameters as per source of sampling

Sr No.

Baseline Locations

Trend and Flux Locations

Reservoirs Locations

1

Alkalinity

Alkalinity

Alkalinity

2

B.O.D.

B.O.D.

B.O.D.

3

Bi-Carbonate H Co3

Bi-Carbonate H Co3

Bi-Carbonate H Co3

4

Boron B

Boron B

Boron B

5

C.O.D.

C.O.D.

C.O.D.

6

Calcium Ca++

Calcium Ca++

Calcium Ca++

7

Carbonate CO3

Carbonate CO3

Carbonate CO3

8

Chloride Cl

Chloride Cl

Chloride Cl

9

Colour

Colour

Colour

10

Dissolved Oxygen

Dissolved Oxygen

Dissolved Oxygen

11

Dissolved Solids

Dissolved Solids

Dissolved Solids

12

Electric Conductivity

Electric Conductivity

Electric Conductivity

13

Faecal Coliforms

Faecal Coliforms

Faecal Coliforms

14

Fluoride F

Fluoride F

Fluoride F

15

Magnesium Mg++

Magnesium Mg++

Magnesium Mg++

16

NH3-N

NH3-N

NH3-N

17

NO2-

NO2-

NO2-

18

NO3-

NO3-

NO3-

19

Odour

Odour

Odour

20

pH

pH

pH

21

Potassium K+

Potassium K+

Potassium K+

22

Sodium Na+

Sodium Na+

Sodium Na+

23

Sulphate

Sulphate

Sulphate

24

Suspended Solids

Suspended Solids

Suspended Solids

25

Temperature

Temperature

Temperature

26

Total Coliforms

Total Coliforms

Total Coliforms

27

Total Hardness

Total Hardness

Total Hardness

28

Total Phosphorous

Total Phosphorous

Total Phosphorous

29

Total Solids

Total Solids

Total Solids

30

Turbidity

Turbidity

Turbidity

31

 

Calcium Hardness

Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen

32

 

 

Chlorophyll A

** Base Line Locations: Sampling locations at origin of rivers
** Trend Locations: Sampling locations at D/S of cities
** Flux Locations: Sampling locations at State Border / Basin Borders
** Reservoir Locations: Sampling locations at Dams or other reservoir



Last Modified on : 28 Mar, 2021