This is an ongoing research project at SEI. The water bodies being covered are those in or around Kolkata, India. They are –
- Subhas Sarovar
- Rabindra Sarovar
- Manohar Das Talab
- Pond at Eden Gardens
- Ponds at Victoria Memorial
- Pond at College Square
- Pond at Santosh Mitra Square
- Pond at Nature Park (Budge Budge)
Physical, chemical and biological parameters are being tested to determine the following :-
- Water Quality
- Level of Degradation
- Remedial Measures for Sustenance
Some of the parameters that are being tested include pH, Dissolved Oxygen (DO), Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Total Hardness, Salinity, Nitrate-Nitrogen, Nitrite Nitrogen, Total Alkinity, Phosphate-phosphorous, Total Iron, Sulphate, Biological Oxygen Demand, Coliform Bacteria.
A scientific Sampling method is followed.
The Water Quality Monitoring Report for Subhas Sarovar near Beliaghata, Kolkata is ready. To ask for a copy, write to SEI or leave a comment.