Effects of Dumping Solid Waste on Water Quality of Surface Water Bodies

Afshan Urooj, Rida Ilyas, Nimrud Humayun Humayun


Water pollution has been a hot debate for government and scientists. in addition, protecting river water quality is exceedingly immediate because of serious water pollution and global scarcity of water reservoir. This study was conducted to assess the effect of solid waste dumping on surface water quality. In return to achieve this, water samples were obtained in different months from site. Below site was selected due to the dumps on surface water. Water parameters pH, turbidity conductivity and temperature were determined using pH/conductivity meter, Most the values are within the permissible limits, but all the samples do not fulfill WHO requirements, site may have effects on human health due to waterborne diseases and on soil fertility.


Dumping-off; WHO; Water parameters; Human health

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.33687/jpe.001.01.3575


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