Assessment of Groundwater Quality by Water Quality Index for Perungudi, Chennai
Arthika B1, Maheswari K2

1Arthika B, Assistant professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Vels Institute of Science Technology and Advanced Studies, Chennai.
2Maheswari K, Assistant professor, Department of Civil Engineering, St Joseph’s Institute of Technology Chennai. 

Manuscript received on 02 August 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 10 August 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 September 2019. | PP: 3695-3697 | Volume-8 Issue-3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: C4819098319/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C4819.098319
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Abstract: Groundwater is the major source of drinking and for domestic uses. The usage has been reduced due to contamination and overexploitation of groundwater. Water quality index is an indicator used to determine the type of water. The study was carried out with the groundwater pollution caused by solid waste dumpsite in perungudi area located south of Chennai, Tamilnadu. From the study we have identified that the location nearby the dumpsite has been contaminated and suitable measures must be needed to safeguard the quality of ground water.
Keywords: Water Quality Index, Groundwater

Scope of the Article:
Water Supply and Drainage