Brief Information on Water Quality labs available in Maharashtra for different river basins under Hydrology Project (SW), Maharashtra.
General information of Water Quality Laboratories and their functions
Level I Labs
The basic 6 field parameters such as Colour, Odour, Temperature, Acidic Value (pH), Electrical Conductivity and Dissolved Oxygen which needs to be determined in 24 hours are tested at these labs. 38 numbers of Level I labs were established for this purpose. In present situation Level-I lab is not working for Water Quality Testing.
Level II Labs
Having capacity of testing Physical, Chemical and Biological parameters These Laboratories have capacity to analyze total 37 parameters.
Level II+ Lab
Having Capacity of testing Physical, Chemical and Biological parameters and in addition of other parameters 11 Metal with the help of AAS (Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer) and various Pesticides with the help of GC-Gas chromatograph (Newly Installed Sophisticated Advance and Modern Instruments)
**Water Quality samples from jurisdiction of Executive Engineer, HP Amravati Division (Tapi Basin) are distributed for analysis at WQ Lab Level – II Nagpur, WQ Lab Level – II Aurangabad, WQ Lab Level – II+ Nashik depending upon respective sampling locations. Please click here to see detailed list.