Rekha Rani,a* Sujit Kumar,a Shahnaz Bano,a Bandana kumari,b Mukesh kumar,b Ajay Kumar,c & Minakshi Guptac
*a Dept. of Zoology, Allama Iqbal College, Biharsharif, Bihar, India.
bP.G. Dept. of Env.Scs, A.N. College, Patna, Bihar, India.
cDSW Evening college, Bihar sharif, Bihar, India.
Received , 30th June, 2014; Revised: 1st August, 2014
Abstract: This study aims at addressing necessity and concept of Water Quality Monitoring (WQM), different methodology of WQM and to apply the complete WQM process for assessing water quality status of different pond water in Patna . The objective of our work is to study the bacteriological condition of pond water at different sites of Patna for recreation. Pond water samples of both natural and manmade have been taken and parameters like, D.O., B.O.D, Temperature, TC, FC , etc. have been further compared with Primary water criteria for surface water for different uses (1) . Results in general indicated that in some ponds, water quality was found to be deteriorated.