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Seasonal variation in physico-chemical and biological analysis of Baraila Lake, Vaishali, Bihar

Ajit Kumara & Satyendra Kumarb*
aUniversity Department of Chemistry, J.P. University, Chhapra, Bihar, India
bDepartment of Zoology, S. N. S. College, Hajipur, Bihar, India
Received : 08th June, 2021 ; Revised : 09th July, 2021

Abstract– Some of the physico-chemical and biological characteristics of Baraila Lake in Vaishali Bihar such as colour, odour, temperature, electrical conductivity (EC), total suspended solids (TSS), total dissolved matter (TDS), turbidity and pH, alkalinity, hardness, chloride, sulphate, nitrate, fluoride were investigated. Dissolved Oxygen (DO), Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), iron, copper, lead and microbiological parameters such as total coliform and plantain were investigated. In the results of this study we have found that the lake water is slightly contaminated and not suitable for drinking purpose, but suitable for bathing, aquaculture and irrigation

Key words: Quality, water, aquaculture, physico-chemical, parameters.

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