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Study on water quality of the Tasik Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur

Nur Izzati, Mat Zin (2014) Study on water quality of the Tasik Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur. Faculty Of Civil Engineering & Earth Resources, Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

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Abstract

The purposes of the study was to determine the current water quality status of the Tasik Titiwangsa (Titiwangsa Lake) and to obtain the water quality classified based on Interim National Water Quality Standard (1NWQS) for Malaysia and Water Quality Index (WQI) of the selected sampling station. A total of six sampling station were selected for this study which were named as station 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. Sixteen water quality parameters were analyzed based on in-situ and ex-situ analysis at the sample were collected on September, October and November. Laboratory analysis was carried out according to the standard method. In-situ water quality parameters were such as pH, dissolve oxygen, electrical conductivity, turbidity, temperature and TDS. For ex-situ water quality parameters included TSS, animoniacal nitrogen, COD, BOD, nitrate, phosphate, sulphate, total coliform, E-coli and oil and grease. The result showed that the water quality of the Tasik Titiwangsa was classified as Class III based on WQI which suitable for recreational activities and body contact. However, the activities such as wedding ceremony, water sports and equestrian sports venue have taken place in surrounding of the lake consequently affected the water body of Tasik Titiwangsa and it might be cause of the lake pollution and some further action must be considered for the best in future.

Item Type: Undergraduates Project Papers
Additional Information: Faculty of Civil Engineering and Earth Resources Project paper (Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering)) -- Universiti Malaysia Pahang - 2014
Uncontrolled Keywords: Water quality;Water quality biological assessment
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Civil Engineering & Earth Resources
Depositing User: Muhamad Firdaus Janih@Jaini
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2015 06:07
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2015 06:07
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/9305
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