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Study on groundwater quality at Kampung Jaya Gading, Kuantan, Pahang

Siti Noor Ain, Muhamad Husain (2012) Study on groundwater quality at Kampung Jaya Gading, Kuantan, Pahang. Faculty of Civil Engineering & Earth Resources, Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

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Abstract

In Malaysia, groundwater is one of the sources of clean water, other than fresh river water and rain. Thus, this research had been done to determine the groundwater quality and also the effective type of well that can contribute to the good quality of groundwater. The parameters were considered such as manganese, iron, copper, zinc, chromium, lead, hardness, nitrate, total coliform and E.Coli in this study. The water samples were collected three times and from three different type of well such as open well, closed well, and bored well. The results were compared to the Interim National Drinking Water Quality Standard (INDWQS) to know the class of the groundwater for each well. The result showed that the groundwater had been contaminated by the chromium with concentration of 0.149 mg/L which found in open well. This result considered as relativelv not in verv hiizh concentration even the concentration of element is higher than the standard stated by lnterim National Drinking Water Quality Standard <lNDWOS). Meanwhile. For biolo1rical analvsis. Result showed that total coliform and E.coli have highest contamination which was found in open well with total coliform concentration 247.95 MPN/100 mL and E.coli concentration is 167.17 MPN/100 mL. As the conclusion, the groundwater quality was harmless from heavy metal concentration but highly contaminated with total coliform and E.coli.

Item Type: Undergraduates Project Papers
Additional Information: Undergraduates Project Papers (Bachelor of Civil Engineering) - Universiti Malaysia Pahang – 2012
Uncontrolled Keywords: Groundwater; Water quality
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Civil Engineering & Earth Resources
Depositing User: Ms. Nurul Amanina Lokman
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2016 07:49
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2016 07:49
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/13589
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